The new national A11Professional Football League (A11FL) announced its six inaugural team cities and an agreement with ESPN to broadcast two showcase games this Spring and its first season in 2015.
A11FL franchise cities include the San Francisco Bay Area Sea Lions, the Los Angeles Express, the New Jersey Generals, the Dallas Wranglers, Chicago Staggs and the Tampa Bay Bandits. Two additional cities will be announced soon.
“This is an exciting moment in the League’s history,” said A11FL Commissioner Scott McKibben, surrounded by other League executives at a press conference at the Fairmont Hotel. “The teams, the broadcast contract and our showcase games this year are going to generate tremendous excitement about this League and the great seasons to come.”