NISA Nation: Looking Forward to Spring 2020

  NISA 2020: Ten Things We're Looking Forward To This Spring Season By NISA Nation Staff   There is a lot going on in the NISA Nation behind the scenes as clubs get ready for their Spring Season Openers at the end of this week. Ten things we at the NISA Nation are looking forward to most just before we kickoff our Spring 2020 campaign.   (1.) More matches like the West Coast Championship between Los ...

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Spring 2020: Previewing the Home Openers

  Previewing the Home Openers By NISA Nation Staff Last month, the National Independent Soccer Association announced the spring home openers for our eight clubs beginning play in the Spring 2020 Season.  NISA also announced that club owners decided to proceed in Spring with a single table and each club playing home-and-away against every other club.  The winter break is almost over.  Let’s get to the matches.   February 28 – LA Force – Detroit ...

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East Coast Championship Preview: Miami FC vs Stumptown Athletic

Stumptown Athletic And Miami FC Tangle for A Title By Justin Hanover, Communications Director Atlanta SC   The top two teams in the Eastern Conference, Stumptown Athletic and Miami FC, will battle on Saturday, November 9th at Riccardo Silva Stadium in Miami for the NISA Eastern Conference Championship and an automatic berth into next season's playoffs. Stumptown Athletic is a club in its first year of existence led by USL Hall of Fame Coach, Mark Steffens. The ...

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What is the NISA Challenge Cup?

What is the NISA Challenge Cup? By NISA Nation Staff Tonight at 7pm Pacific, two Southern California neighbors will make their long-awaited debuts in NISA and play for the NISA Challenge Cup.  Besides it being the first professional game for each club, the Los Angeles Force and San Diego’s 1904 FC are playing for a trophy. The NISA Challenge Cup is a celebration of the derby. If you have been following along to the ...

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NISA Nation WEEK 1 Highlight Poll Results

WEEK 1 HIGHLIGHT POLL RESULTS With last weekend’s matches behind us, let’s take a look at what NISA Nation felt was the performance of the weekend.  In just Week 1, NISA fans saw both clubs battle in Detroit and a first half hat trick and an epic three goal comeback in Oakland.  There was plenty of action to choose from but the fans got it right as the atmospheres in both ...

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Chatting with . . . Galen Riley

Chatting with . . . Galen Riley By NISA Nation Staff Source: https://twitter.com/chattahooligan   On Thursday, August 15, NISA announced the league’s acceptance of Chattanooga FC, Detroit City FC, and the Oakland Roots into the Association. With each club comes a unique identity and culture. To learn a little more about the ethos of one of those clubs, NISA Nation staff connected with Galen Riley, a member of the Chattahooligans social media team. For ...

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Targeting the Number Nine, Episode 2

Targeting the Number Nine: Episode 2 with Ron Gilmore (Cal United Strikers FC)   The No.9 in soccer traditionally has a job to do. Score goals and change the game.  For NISA Nation’s first interview series, we will focus on the Number Nine – the game changers ahead of NISA’s debut.  These are the game changers who have helped NISA to get up on its feet and made it possible for the ...

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Ten Reasons NISA Is Different

Ten Reasons NISA Is Different By NISA Nation Staff For a start-up to succeed, it usually comes down to two critical things: (1) Identifying a gap in the marketplace. (2) Filling that gap with a needed good or service. Whether it is unveiling a new app, opening of a new store, or launching a new professional soccer league the objective is the same. Identify that gap and fill it. With this in mind, let’s look ...

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