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Sunflower State FC: MASL3 Franchise Begins

This winter catch Sunflower State FC participating in MASL3 at Soccer Nation KC at 520 S 55th St. Kansas City, KS 66106 or on MyCujooTV. Tonight begins the 2020-2021 Winter season where Sunflower State FC takes on the talented Springfield Demize in Springfield, MO. Kickoff is at 7:30PM CST. “MASL 3 will serve as a gateway for players who are looking to develop into the professional players featured in M2 and MASL” (Husted, 2020). Players will be able to retain their college eligibility should they compete in MASL III, so look for a high level of play with many returning collegiate players. The Heartland Conference will include, but is not limited to, teams such as Des Moines, Topeka, Springfield Demize and Omaha Kings.

Now, many soccer fans do not know about the MASL, which stands for Major Arena Soccer League. MASL has been around since 2016 when it merged MISL (Major Indoor Soccer League) and PASL (Premier Arena Soccer League). Some of you will say, “Hasn’t indoor soccer been around longer? I say, “Yes, you are absolutely right.” Indoor soccer in the United States peaked in the late 1970s, but the shortage of fans, funding, and organization lead to s