What is the Independent Cup?

What is the NISA Independent Cup? By NISA Nation Staff   The “I” in NISA stands for independent. It is a guiding principle for everyone working in NISA that our clubs represent the top tier of independent clubs and represent growing an open system.  But what about clubs that may not meet mandated standards yet to compete in that top tier – do we represent them as well?  Many of these clubs ...

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NISA Nation: Looking Forward to Spring 2020

  NISA 2020: Ten Things We're Looking Forward To This Spring Season By NISA Nation Staff   There is a lot going on in the NISA Nation behind the scenes as clubs get ready for their Spring Season Openers at the end of this week. Ten things we at the NISA Nation are looking forward to most just before we kickoff our Spring 2020 campaign.   (1.) More matches like the West Coast Championship between Los ...

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Spring 2020: Previewing the Home Openers

  Previewing the Home Openers By NISA Nation Staff Last month, the National Independent Soccer Association announced the spring home openers for our eight clubs beginning play in the Spring 2020 Season.  NISA also announced that club owners decided to proceed in Spring with a single table and each club playing home-and-away against every other club.  The winter break is almost over.  Let’s get to the matches.   February 28 – LA Force – Detroit ...

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Chatting with . . . Galen Riley

Chatting with . . . Galen Riley By NISA Nation Staff Source: https://twitter.com/chattahooligan   On Thursday, August 15, NISA announced the league’s acceptance of Chattanooga FC, Detroit City FC, and the Oakland Roots into the Association. With each club comes a unique identity and culture. To learn a little more about the ethos of one of those clubs, NISA Nation staff connected with Galen Riley, a member of the Chattahooligans social media team. For ...

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Ten Reasons NISA Is Different

Ten Reasons NISA Is 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 look ...

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