Tampa, FL (May 17, 2023) – The announcement of a new women’s professional soccer league this week has generated international headlines with more than 3,000 broadcast, print and online stories published within the last 24 hours. Outlets ranging from The Wall Street Journal and ESPN to The Washington Post and The Athletic have written about this historic announcement.
The Wall Street Journal Second U.S. Women’s Pro Soccer League to Launch in 2024
The Washington Post New professional women’s soccer league to launch in US in 2024
Tampa Bay will be one of 10 to 12 clubs playing in the inaugural USL Super League season when play begins in August 2024. Once it is sanctioned by U.S. Soccer as a Division One league, it will rank on par with other top professional sports leagues and feature players who represent their countries in international competitions such as the FIFA Women’s World Cup and Olympic Games.
On Friday at 10 a.m., the media is invited to join Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, USL Super League President Amanda Vandervort and others at a news conference officially introducing the ownership team of the new Tampa Bay franchise at Hotel Haya, 1412 E. 7th Ave. in Tampa.
USL Super League Tampa Bay logo, fact sheets, and ownership group photos are available here.
To stay connected with Tampa Bay’s new team and sign up for updates, visit SuperLeagueTampaBay.com
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