The new project will be launched in 2018 in San Diego, a coastal town in the state of California, the United States, a club more for the NASL (North American D2). It was the latter who announced it on its website.
The special feature of this club is the fact of having several players active as shareholders both Senegalese international strikers Moussa Sow and Demba Ba as well as their friends and former teammates Yohan Cabaye and Eden Hazard. The four players were solicited by Bob Watkins, original owner of the franchise for the realization of this football project.
“It’s amazing to take part in this project and I just want to do my best for the club and the city. It’s a real honor to bring a touch of professional football to San Diego, “said Yohan Cabaye
The Senegalese international Demba Ba said about this new club: “success is our objective, with the club, with the Saint Diego community, in all that we do. One of our goals is to buy gamers passionate about the game, competitive and ready to bring a plus. All my life as a footballer, I have done with competition and competition will be wagering in San Diego. I am already looking forward to compete with other California clubs and the rest of the NASL, and those of MLS (North American D1). It is up to us to be better. ”
Meanwhile, Chelsea striker Eden Hazard stressed that he and his friends are “honored to turn this dream into reality. We look forward to starting to win matches. “