Atletico Madrid to fund creation of Canadian football franchise
17 January 2020
The Spanish club are behind the creation of an Ottawa-based franchise in the Canadian Premier League, according to the Spanish publication Palco23.
While details are still hard to come by, an announcement is expected in the coming weeks.
Atletico Madrid are set to take a huge step into the North American market with the creation of a Canadian Premier League club in the country's capital of Ottawa, according to the Spanish publication Palco23.
While the exact nature of the project remains unclear, an announcement is expected in the coming weeks, and the new club could conceivably make their debut in the Canadian league in 2020.
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