KENT, WA—The Seattle Afrikan Premier League (SAPL) debuted on Saturday January 6 at Wilson Playfield with two matches. The new league (read background article here) is just getting started but there was anticipation in the air before kick off and plenty of action during the matches.
The day was really more about the joy of competing than final results. But they were keeping score and here’s how it went: Esperance FC topped Guinea FC 4-1 in the first-ever match for the SAPL. The second contest saw BlackStars FC beat Afro Kings FC 4-1.