The US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati has announced that a new women’s professional soccer league in the United States will begin in March 2013.
Many of the details surrounding the league, (including the name) are yet to be confirmed.
The eight teams that will be a part of the new women’s professional soccer league in USA will be based in Boston, New Jersey, New York, Washington D.C, Chicago, Kansas City, Seattle and Portland.
Teams were selected by a number of factors, including assessment of geography and grass roots set-ups.
Other details surrounding the new league are that the Canadian and Mexican federations will fund the costs of their national team players, alongside U.S. Soccer.
Gulati speaks about finding a ‘economical model that is sustainable’, the new league will aim to solve the problems that the previous professional leagues experienced.
The league is currently in talks with potential sponsors and TV broadcast companies.
We will update you as and when more details of the exciting new league is revealed.
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