Mexican second division mulls restructure and media rights centralisation

TOLUCA, MEXICO - FEBRUARY 02: Anibal Chala of Toluca struggles for the ball against Orbelin Pineda of Cruz Azul. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

The Liga de Ascenso, Mexico’s second tier of domestic football, is weighing up whether to expand to add eight teams to the league and centralise the sale of its media rights.

The move would involve the LdA increasing to 20 teams from 12 from the beginning of the 2020-21 season. Any decision needs to be ratified at a meeting of club owners next week.

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