As Canadian Premier League clubs entered a sixth week of return-to-training protocol, coaches are at the height of their preparations for a possible 2020 CPL season. Cavalry FC coach Tommy Wheeldon Jr., along with revealing a mystery Canadian men's national team trialist, admitted to putting his players through soccer tennis, soccer golf, finishing drills, and relay races to keep the "competitive spirit" alive. "Our players are boxers training for an unknown fight date," Wheeldon Jr. told CanPL.ca. "You can only do that for so long before it makes it tedious." Meanwhile, Pacific FC gaffer Pa-Modou Kah insisted his side needed to be ready in case an announcement comes at any time. "So whenever we're given the green flag, we're good to go," Kah said. "We're working on keeping that mental sharpness and trying to do as much as we can. It's about finding those methods that keep everyone sharp." Let's see what coaches are doing to keep their players ready. Here's a look at what the sixth week of CPL training looked like. RELATED READING: Wheeldon Jr. on Cavalry FC international player situation: 'We're crossing our fingers'
A first-look at Erik Zetterberg. The Swede was signed by FC Edmonton this off-season

Another first-look: Valour FC's recent signee Shaan Hundal

Pacific FC signing Jordan Haynes is all smiles on a sunny day at Westhills Stadium

Atlético Ottawa's fun pizza contest was taken on whole-heartedly (or whole-mouthedly) by 'keeper Ricky Gomes.

York9 FC's Fugo Segawa is all business.


Meanwhile, Jems Geffard is all smiles during HFX Wanderers FC's practice

Here's Valour FC's Dylan Carriero as he patiently waits for a 2020 CPL season…



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