NEW YORK - June 8, 2021 – Queensboro FC, the newest professional men’s soccer team in Queens, New York, today announced the club will be an inaugural member of the newly formed USL W League. Earlier today, the USL announced the launch the USL W League, a pre-professional women’s soccer league set to kick off play in May 2022.
“We’re proud to partner with the USL on this major step forward for women’s soccer, both nationally and here at home in Queens and tri-state area,” said Jonathan Krane, Queensboro FC Principal Owner. “Queensboro FC will continue to invest in opportunities on and off the field that help local players realize their professional dreams.”
“We look forward to collaborating with the USL and other partners in the formation of the USL W League,” said Adam Schneider, Queensboro FC Team President. “This is a major step forward for our organization and represents the club’s commitment to gender equity, and to present inclusive, equitable and diverse programming for our Queens community.”
Additional details about the W League and specifics about Queensboro FC’s team will be shared in the coming weeks and months before the team takes the field in May 2022.