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EXPANSION NEWS: Firebirds SC Join United Women's Soccer

03/12/2024, 10:15pm EDT
By Jonathan Ward

Firebirds SC, a renowned youth soccer club serving Lombard and neighboring areas, proudly announces its entry into the United Women’s Soccer (UWS) League, effective this upcoming summer season. This strategic move signifies Firebirds SC's commitment to advancing opportunities for female soccer players within the local community.

"We are excited to have Firebirds SC join UWS. The organization was highly recommended and they have rich history in women's soccer. The organization checks all the boxes for us and look forward to working with the club," stated League Commissioner Joe Ferrara.

Established in 1994, Firebirds SC has been a beacon of excellence, offering competitive programs for boys and girls from U8 to U23, in addition to fielding a Men's First team. The club's mission revolves around providing a quality, challenging environment for young athletes willing to dedicate themselves to the beautiful game of soccer. Firebirds SC places a strong emphasis on integrity and sportsmanship, aiming to develop all players to the best of their abilities.

“We are thrilled and thoroughly excited to announce our club's entry into the UWS League," stated Firebirds Director Adam Hewitt. "This partnership marks a significant stride in advancing opportunities for female soccer players within our community. Not only does it establish a robust player pathway, but it also exposes our players to high-caliber competition in a well-run and proven professional-amateur landscape of the UWS. We look forward to the UWS platform providing us with a further opportunity to establish our community club while paving the way for a legacy of achievement both on and off the field," added Hewitt.

The collaboration with UWS not only signifies a significant milestone for Firebirds SC but also demonstrates the club's unwavering commitment to promoting women's soccer and providing a platform for young female athletes to excel in the sport. Firebirds SC is eager to embark on this new journey, confident that it will enhance the club's standing in the community and create a lasting impact on female soccer players of all ages.

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