USL Division III has announced five founding members in 2018, but much of the progress continues behind the scenes, as the league is working with many of the teams to schedule formal announcement dates in their markets and has scheduled its first meeting with all team owners set to take part in the inaugural 2019 campaign.
“We are in the final stages of adding numerous teams across North America,” USL DIII Senior Vice President Steven Short told USLD3.com, “and we look forward bringing all of our team owners together very soon to detail league structure, conference alignment and more for the 2019 season.”
Meanwhile, South Georgia Tormenta FC recently clinched the Premier Development League’s Deep South Division title and will compete in the 2018 PDL Playoffs for the first time in club history. The Southern Conference Semifinals and Final will be hosted by Tormenta FC, with matches beginning on July 20 at Erk Russell Athletic Park in Statesboro, Georgia.
Madison Pro Soccer will reveal the two finalists from its “Name the Club” competition during its FIFA World Cup Final viewing party on Sunday.