The battle between Champions Indoor Football’s desire to become the biggest minor league indoor football league in the country and the Indoor Football League’s drive to stay afloat took a wild turn Tuesday afternoon.
Well, it’s going to be a busy Wednesday in the world of minor league indoor football, as two teams are on the move, one joining a new league, and another moving to a new city and arena, but keeping the same name.
The 2017 season that saw bye weeks every week due to there only being five teams in the league, and saw attendance dip by an average of 92 fans per game…but there’s hope going forward.
The league’s two best teams, the Tampa Bay Storm and Philadelphia Soul, square off Saturday for Arena Football’s ultimate crown.
It has been quiet on the Arena Football League expansion front. Too quiet.
But with the Arena Bowl set for this weekend, what better time than your biggest game of the year for the leaks about new teams to start leaking out?
Another busy week for the minor league indoor football off-season, with Champions Indoor Football adding a team Wednesday, but also unexpectedly losing one, the National Arena League’s application deadline passing on Monday, and more rumors swirling about the future of the Indoor Football League.
The Richmond Roughriders, who recently joined the National Arena League after winning the Arena Pro Football title earlier this year, announced on their Facebook page today that they have signed defensive lineman Ronald Ollie to a contract for the 2018 season!