Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the United Soccer League [USL] – which Bermudian footballer Zeiko Lewis plays in – has decided to postpone the 2020 season for a minimum of 30 days.
With the postponement, all matches, including those for Lewis’ Charleston Battery team, will be rescheduled.
The report on the Charleston Battery website said, “On Thursday afternoon, the United Soccer League made the decision to postpone the 2020 season for a minimum of 30 days.
“It was very clear from our owners that the health and safety of players, fans, and staff was their top priority,” said USL CEO Alec Papadakis. “In consultation with local, state and national health authorities, as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Homeland Security, we have temporarily suspended match play for a minimum of 30 days.
“The 30-day postponement includes all Charleston Battery matches through April 12th which will be rescheduled.
“The Charleston Battery fully support the league’s decision. Fan, player, and community health and safety is our top priority,” said Rob Salvatore.
“More information concerning the league’s postponement will be released as it is made available. Updates will be posted on the Charleston Battery website and social channels.”