New NISA league opens on Aug 31, 2019 in Oakland.
The National Independent Soccer Association began its new 8 club 3rd tier Soccer league with a game in Oakland with the Roots drawing 3-3 against California Strikers at Laney College.
Now this league stands allegedly at the same level as the USL Div 1.
|Atlanta SC||Alpharetta, Georgia||St. Francis High School /
Lupo Field at Life University
|Miami FC||Miami, Florida||Buccaneer Field /
Riccardo Silva Stadium
|Philadelphia Fury[a]||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Franklin Field||52,958|
|Stumptown Athletic||Matthews, North Carolina||OrthoCarolina Sportsplex
Sportsplex at Matthews
|California United Strikers FC||Irvine, California||Championship Stadium||5,000|
|Los Angeles Force||Whittier, California||Rio Hondo College||1,000|
|Oakland Roots SC||Oakland, California||Laney College||2,700|
|San Diego 1904 FC||San Diego, California||SDCCU Stadium||70,561|
The league season is split into a Fall ( NISA Showcase) and a Spring portion. It is alleged that new teams will join the Spring season !
The fall season has already run into problems with the league suspending Philadelphia Fury after only one game , an 8-1 loss in Miami.