A new professional women’s soccer team will be calling the Bay Area home.
The National Women’s Soccer League announced Tuesday it awarded expansion rights for a 14th franchise to an investment group representing the region. The new club will begin play in the league in the 2024 season.
“The number of bids and the increase in the league’s expansion fees are indicative of both the demand that exists for women’s soccer in the professional sports landscape and the validated growth trajectory of our league,” NWSL Commissioner Jessica Berman said in a statement. “We said at the start of the expansion process in July 2022 that we would be intentional
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