As the Canadian Premier League inches closer to returning to play, the eight teams are slowly ramping up their preparations. All players are, of course, still adhering to health protocols and keeping to the CPL’s multi-stage approach to full training. Some clubs have even added to their rosters as a potential season looms. Atlético Ottawa added Gianfranco Facchineri on loan from the Vancouver Whitecaps on Monday, while York9 FC signed CPL-U SPORTS Draft pick Isaiah Johnston and mutually parted ways with Peruvian attacker Adrián Ugarriza. Here’s what week five looked like in photos. RELATED READING: CanPL.ca Poll: Who will be the standout CPL goalkeeper of 2020?
Cavalry FC’s Elijah Adekugbe all smiles as training continues

Gianfranco Facchineri poses with Atlético Ottawa shirt and matching mask

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FC Edmonton working on finishing


Atlético Ottawa's Malcolm Shaw gets creative with resistance training

A first look at York9 FC’s latest signing, Isaiah Johnston

Valour FC’s Rob Gale and Damian Rocke observe sessions at IG Field


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