Why is NISA an association instead of a league?

Why is NISA an association instead of a league? By: NISA Nation Staff The term ‘association football’ comes from England’s Football Association attempts to standardize the rules governing the game in the mid-19th century.  FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, is an acronym for the French translation of International Federation of Association Football. But NISA – the National Independent Soccer Association – does not include Association as an homage to Association Football. As an association ...

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How can new clubs join NISA?

How can new clubs join NISA? By NISA Nation Staff With the introduction of the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) into the American professional soccer scene, there is a new ownership option for those interested in sports investment opportunities. As with all sanctioned U.S. based professional soccer leagues, NISA’s clubs are subject to the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) professional league standards (PLS). The Professional League Standards (if you click the link, look ...

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Greenhouses

Greenhouses By NISA Nation Staff On August 31, 2019, a ball will be kicked in a National independent Soccer Association game for the first time. With that kickoff a new association of independent soccer clubs will officially be up and running. But as NISA’s on-field launch approaches, many United States soccer fans are left to ponder what the future will hold. Professional soccer in the United States has not provided fans with the ...

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New Opportunities in Player Development

NISA: New Opportunities in Player Development By:NISA Nation Staff As the world of sports continues to develop and accelerate like the rest of society, the particular development of youth soccer players into professional soccer players has continued to advance. In particular, within the last two the three years, some of the most talked about professional soccer players are under the age of twenty-three, have commanded exponential transfer fees, and reframed the narrative ...

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Ten Reasons NISA Will Be Different

Ten Reasons NISA Will Be 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 ...

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