Gulati re-elected to third term as president
[U.S. SOCCER] Sunil Gulati was re-elected as president of U.S. Soccer for a third four-year term by unanimous consent on
Saturday at the federation's annual general meeting at the Marriott Marquis in New York.
Gulati again ran unopposed after having served as U.S. Soccer’s president since 2006. U.S.
Soccer no longer has a restriction on the number of terms the president can serve.
Merritt Paulson, the owner of the Portland Timbers (MLS) and
Portland Thorns (NWSL) and Arthur Mattson, president of the Florida State Soccer Association, replacing Kevin Payne and
Richard Groff from the Professional and Adult Councils. University of Miami, president Donna Shalala was also re-elected
as an Independent Director, while Eastern New York's Rocco Amoroso and USL founder Francisco Marcos were voted as life
“I’m honored to be granted the opportunity to serve our membership as president of the U.S. Soccer Federation,” said Gulati, who was elected to the FIFA
executive committee in April 2013. “Over the years, soccer has made numerous strides in the U.S. and we are excited by the sport’s boundless potential for growth in the future. I’m
looking forward to being part of soccer’s bright future on all levels throughout the country.”
No comments yet.
Recent Soccer America Daily
Video Pick: Lewy volleys twice for Bayern Jan. 20, 6:39 p.m.
Bayern Munich is the Bundesliga "fall champion" thanks to a 2-1 comeback win over Freiburg on ...
What They're Saying: Joe Greenspan Jan. 20, 4:09 a.m.
"Luckily, the higher ups in the Navy and the government made the decision to say we ...
Orlando City: Kaka has no plans of leaving Jan. 20, 3:41 a.m.
Kaka says offseason reports out of Brazil that he'll leave Orlando City at the end of ...
Canada: Ten MLS players named for Bermuda friendly Jan. 20, 2:12 a.m.
Toronto FC teammates Jonathan Osorio and Tosiant Ricketts lead a Canada squad that includes younger players ...
MLS Expansion: Tuesday is key day for stadium projects Jan. 20, 2:08 a.m.
MLS expansion bidders are rushing to garner support for their stadium plans before the league's Jan. ...
MLS Business: MNUFC hits Target with jersey sponsor Jan. 20, 12:16 a.m.
That famous bulls-eye known to shoppers around the country will be prominently displayed on an MLS ...
What They're Saying: Arsene Wenger Jan. 19, 10:50 p.m.
"Offside is what makes the team be together. It's a big quality of a team sport. ...
MLS Moves: Galaxy uses TAM again on Joao Pedro Jan. 19, 9:01 p.m.
In the space of just a few days, the Galaxy has completely revamped its midfield. After ...
Datebook: MLS preseason schedules Jan. 19, 8:59 p.m.
MLS players will begin returning to their clubs as soon as Saturday. For the day-by-day preseason ...
Video Pick: Coaches make fools of themselves Jan. 19, 7:32 p.m.
Honduras coach Jorge Luis Pinto and his Panama counterpart Bolillo Gomez fail the role-model test when ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives