The National Independent Soccer Association (NISA), a new independent third division professional soccer league, announced eight markets today that have submitted applications to be part of the league’s inaugural season in 2018 (or 2019) subject to US Soccer sanctioning, which is part of the process to launch a professional soccer league. The markets with applications are: Charlotte – Chattanooga – Connecticut – Miami – Milwaukee – Omaha – Phoenix and St. Louis.
“We are pleased with the applicants as well as the people and the vision behind each application,” NISA Co-Founder Peter Wilt said. “The critical step to fully vet each market now moves into an important phase, so we can be assured of the applicants’ and the League’s success. Each successful applicant will need to show us and US Soccer that it has a proper venue, financial model, business plan, administration and ownership to assure sustainability,” Wilt said.
Read more at NISAofficial.com for background on the league, it’s timetables and the goals. There has been speculation on social media regarding the possible investors in St. Louis but no firm information is available. Additional background on the league can be found in this story at Midfield Press.
The National Independent Soccer Association is a United States based third division professional soccer league preparing to launch in the spring of 2018. The League is committed to bringing high level, competitive professional soccer with meaningful games throughout the country. For more information about NISA visit www.NISAOfficial.com or contact Peter Wilt at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 317-292-7993 or 312-464-9842. Follow NISA on Twitter @NISAleague.