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Las Vegas Lights FC match against Tacoma Defiance postponed

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Posted at 2:29 PM, Aug 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-11 18:09:57-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Lights FC announced today that tomorrow’s previously scheduled match versus the Tacoma Defiance has been rescheduled for Aug. 19, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m.

Proceeding with an abundance of caution, the postponement comes after the Aug. 8 announcement that a covered person in the Las Vegas Lights FC organization tested positive for COVID-19.

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As stated previously, the individual was immediately isolated at home and remains in good spirits under the care of team physicians. Lights FC continues to follow the United Soccer League Return to Play protocols which have been created in consultation with the USL Players Association.

A rescheduled date for Lights FC’s contest against San Diego Loyal SC, originally scheduled for Aug. 8, will be announced as soon as it is available.