WOODINVILLE, WA— (League release)The Northwest Premier Futsal League (NPFL) is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Sound FC. Sound FC’s new state-of-the-art Clubhouse will be the official futsal facility of the NPFL, and the agreement provides opportunities for growth and exposure for the club.
The partnership will see two NPFL franchises calling Sound FC’s new futsal-specific facility home. The Clubhouse will also host “Championship Weekend” which will be the NPFL Semi-finals and Finals in early November. Additionally, the site will host the NPSL All-Star game as well as clinics for youth players, coaches and referees.
“We are honored to partner with a first-class organization in Sound FC. The club is creating the blueprint for utilizing futsal as a development tool for the outdoor game. With a partnership with the NPFL, there is now a pathway for players to compete at the highest level of futsal regionally and nationally.” -Brian Iblings, Director of Operations, MLS2.
“We’re excited to play an important role in developing futsal in the Puget Sound area by hosting leagues and tournaments at our Sound FC Clubhouse as well as providing competitive teams that represent our thriving club and community. Our participation in the NPFL is a direct result of our commitment to our mission of developing creative, free-thinking soccer players and utilizing futsal to make it happen. Having Sound FC teams in this new league will help complete the player development pathway that our club is creating and we’re appreciative of the opportunity provided to us by MLF.” -Joe Hampson, Executive Director Sound FC
ABOUT THE NPFL:
Kicking off this fall, the Northwest Premier Futsal League is the highest level of amateur futsal in the Pacific Northwest. Officially acting as the Second Division of Major League Futsal, the league has plans to adopt a promotion-relegation model starting in 2020. The season will run from September to October and consist of 8-12 teams in its inaugural season.
Major League Futsal (www.mlfutsal.org) is the longest serving men’s professional futsal league in the United States. The league is sanctioned by the North American Futsal Federation (NAFF) and promotes an all-inclusive approach to building the sport regardless of governing body affiliations. The league currently features 12 franchises competing across the nation and is looking to expand in the coming years.