Algeria – President of the Professional Football League (LFP), Abdelkrim Medouar, said on Thursday that his body would propose to the Federal Bureau of the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) the idea of relaunching the Coupe de la Ligue .
"I said before that the LFP was thinking of reviving the League Cup for the 2019-2020 season through the presentation of a file to the FAF," said the president of the LFP, invited of the forum of the Algerian National Organization of Sports Journalists at the Mohamed-Boudiaf Olympic Complex (Algiers). The leader of the LFP believes that the Coupe de la Ligue, scheduled early this season, would "greatly" help the clubs to prepare well for the national championship and the Algeria Cup, as it would also give a "more" to Algerian football .
Former ASO spokesman Chlef added that "the League Cup file is only a proposal before it is studied. We will try to put four or five teams per pool, a kind of preparation for the new season. However, this competition is only possible if there are sponsors who can take care of the competition and participating clubs. "
According to the president of the professional football body, "there is enough time to complete this project before the beginning of the 2019-2020 season".