Pro baseball is already on its way to Northern Colorado. Soon pro soccer will also be joining the scene.

The Future Legends Complex in Windsor announced Tuesday that the stadium will house NoCo FC (Northern Colorado Football Club), an expansion franchise for the United Soccer League One.

NoCo FC is slated to debut in 2022. Future Legends CEO Jeff Katofsky will also own NoCo FC, which will will get a full team brand name and logo in the coming months.

“Northern Colorado is the heartbeat of sports and outdoor recreation. We could not have chosen a better place to bring professional soccer and baseball, and could not be more proud and humbled to be welcomed into this community,” Katofsky said in a press release.

“USL’s League One provides professional soccer that is competitive and entertaining, and we’re thrilled to join a group of phenomenal teams.”

The United Soccer League One currently has 12 teams but will also be adding Valley Fuego FC in 2022 and Fort Wayne FC in 2023.

“It’s an exciting day for League One,” said USL Senior Vice President Steven Short. “Under the leadership of the Katofsky family and the talented staff at the Future Legends Sports Complex, Northern Colorado FC will be a strong addition to the League One family and we look forward to seeing all that they can accomplish in our growing league.”

USL ONE

  • Chattanooga Red Wolves SC
  • Fort Lauderdale CF
  • Forward Madison FC
  • Greenville Triumph SC
  • New England Revolution II
  • North Carolina FC
  • North Texas SC
  • Union Omaha
  • Richmond Kickers
  • South Georgia Tormenta FC
  • Toronto FC II FC
  • Tucson Central
  • Northern Colorado FC (2022 EXPANSION TEAM)
  • Valley Fuego FC (2022 EXPANSION TEAM)
  • Fort Wayne FC (2023 EXPANSION TEAM)

The NoCo Owlz minor league baseball team coming to Windsor meanwhile is planning to play a 92-game season in 2021.

The team moving from Orem, Utah will be part of an MLB Partner League called the Pioneer League. The 2021 season is currently scheduled to run from late May to early September.

Future Legends Complex, a new 118-acre sports and entertainment facility that is currently under construction and set to open in spring 2022.

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