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Breaking news – Mexico suspends all football including Liga MX

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Mexican Football Federation has suspended all football activities indefinitely as part of measures to combat the coronavirus.

The Mexican Football Federation along with the national government has taken the precautionary steps to suspend all football activities indefinitely with immediate effect.

The action is being taken in line with many other federations around the world as a method of helping combat the spread of COVID-19.

Liga MX released a statement outlining the action.

The statement read:

“The Executive Presidency of the LIGA MX / ASCENSO MX, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Federal Government, reports that it has decided to suspend all meetings of the LIGA BBVA MX, ASCENSO BBVA MX and the LIGA BBVA MX Women.”

The measure will apply from the end of Day 10 of the LIGA BBVA MX, which concludes this day with the meeting between Clubs America and Cruz Azul.”

The Presidency of the LIGA MX / ASCENSO MX will maintain close communication with the Clubs, managers, players, and members of our Leagues to face any health contingency.”

“The measure announced today will continue until further notice and the resumption of activities will be determined in coordination with the Ministry of Health of the Federal Government.”