North American Soccer League

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North American Soccer League
Country United States and Canada
Confederation CONCACAF
Founded 2009
Level 2
Number of teams 8
Domestic cup Lamar Hunt U.S Open Cup
Current champions
Most successful club New York Cosmos (3)
TV partners Univision
beIN Sports
ESPN Deportes
CBS Sports Network

North American Soccer League (NASL) is a soccer league with teams from United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The league was founded in 2009 and began play in 2011. It is the second level of the soccer pyramid in both the U.S. and Canada, behind Major League Soccer. Puerto Rico has its own soccer league, but it plays at a level below the NASL.

The New York Cosmos are the most succesful club with 3 titles.


Teams[change | change source]

Team City Stadium Founded Joined Color Head Coach
Atlanta Silverbacks Atlanta, GA Atlanta Silverbacks Park 1998 2010 Red, Black, White Honduras Alex Pineda Chacón
North Carolina FC Cary, NC WakeMed Soccer Park 2006 2010 Orange, Blue, White Northern Ireland Colin Clarke
FC Edmonton Edmonton, AB Foote Field 2010 2011 Blue, White Netherlands Harry Sinkgraven
Fort Lauderdale Strikers Fort Lauderdale, FL Lockhart Stadium 2006 2010 Yellow, Red, Black United States Daryl Shore
Minnesota Stars Blaine, MN National Sports Center 2010 2010 Blue, Gold United States Manny Lagos
Puerto Rico FC Bayamón, PR Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium 2015 2016 Orange, White, Sky Blue England Adrian Whitbread
San Antonio Scorpions San Antonio, TX Heroes Stadium 2010 2012 Red, Black. Gold United States Tim Hankinson
Tampa Bay Rowdies St. Petersburg, FL Progress Energy Park 2008 2010 Green, Gold England Ricky Hill