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UPSL Announces Michigan Expansion With Hamtramck City FC

Hamtramck, MI Based Club Joins Midwest Division Ahead of Spring Season
Published Mar 29, 2021

March 29, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – The United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) is pleased to announce Hamtramck City FC as its newest expansion club ahead of the Spring Season.

Based in Hamtramck, MI, Hamtramck City FC will begin UPSL play in the Midwest Conference East Division. The club will host its home games at Keyworth Stadium (3201 Roosevelt St, Hamtramck, MI 48212).

Tawfeek Algahim is the President and General Manager of Hamtramck City FC. Wafi Alriyashi is the Head Coach. The club will compete exclusively in the UPSL. 

UPSL Midwest Conference Manager Robert Brinkman said, "We are very excited to welcome Hamtramck City as the newest member of the UPSL's Midwest Conference. The development of the UPSL in Michigan continues to exceed expectations just as the league keeps growing and attracting important clubs across the country and the globe. Hamtramck City is a very successful team in Michigan, and they are eager to showcase their talent with us. We wih them well as they begin their journey in the UPSL."

Founded in 2007, Hamtramck City Football Club has built a pathway of success for its players and won a number of championships and regional recognitions since 2009. 

"We have been around for a long time in Hamtramck, and we have won many leagues throughout the years," Algahim said. "Thanks to the support of the community, we will be able to bring young players to help in the development and success of this team."

Games are scheduled to begin on  April 17. The club will announce its fixture calendar.

About Hamtramck City Football Club

Hamtramck City Football Club is an American Soccer club currently based in Hamtramck, MI, and a new member of the United Premier Soccer League. Hamtramck City FC will begin play in the UPSL's Midwest Conference East Division.

Founded in 2007, Hamtramck City FC can participate in the qualifying rounds for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup through their affiliation and membership with the UPSL, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

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