Real Zamora FC Announced as Latest UPSL Club
Real Zamora FC of Las Vegas is the latest club set to compete in the 2017 UPSL Season. Originally formed in 1998, Real Zamora FC is a player-owned club that has competed under many names throughout its existence.
UPSL Soccer News: United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) has announced Las Vegas-based Real Zamora FC as the latest club set to join the league during the 2017 Spring Season.
Real Zamora FC, a new Pro Development team, will play in the UPSL’s Nevada Conference.
“It’s great to have Real Zamora FC become part of the UPSL’s Nevada Conference,” said UPSL Commissioner Yan Skwara. “The division is really starting to take shape with some very competitive teams as we prepare for the spring season kickoff on April 4. Real Zamora has been competitive in the local Las Vegas leagues for many years and now it’s time for the club to take the next step as they will have to push hard with the promotion to a higher tier level of play. We wish Real Zamora the best of success this season both on and off the field.”
Real Zamora FC is led by General Manager Luis Flores who is the owner of Las Vegas-based Luis Pools. A native of Michoacán, Mexico, Flores is a former amateur player.
“The UPSL gives us a great opportunity to play in a competitive league,” said Flores. “Growing the soccer community is important to us and we’re excited to be a part of it.”
The team has recently participated in some local tournaments as Real Zamora FC prepares for its inaugural season in the UPSL. The team is exploring venue options in order to comply with the UPSL’s Minimum Standards, and will soon announce its upcoming league schedule.