UPSL Premier Division


UPSL Welcomes Return of Salone FC to Northeast Conference

Philadelphia, PA Based Pro Development Club Joins for Spring Season
Published Jan 22, 2021

January 22, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – The United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) is pleased to announce Salone Football Club as its newest expansion club ahead of the Spring Season.

Based in Philadelphia, PA, Salone FC will begin UPSL play in the Northeast Conference American Division. The club will host its UPSL home games at South Philadelphia Super Site (2926 S. 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148).

Salone FC is a community organization operated by Foday Turay and other club members. Samuel Cole is the Head Coach. Baruah Swen Terry serves as Team Manager.

UPSL Northeast Conference Manager Paul Konneh said, "It's great to have Salone FC back in the UPSL Northeast. It's a solid club with a lot of good young players who want to gain experience and take their talents to the next level. We're excited to have Salone FC return to the UPSL and we're looking forward to watching their team compete in the Spring Season."

Salone FC previously were members of the UPSL during 2018 Spring Season. The club has participated in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, Pennsylvania Amateur State Cup, Philadelphia Premier Soccer League and local tournaments.

"We have many players with the ambition to play professional soccer. We have been following the UPSL for some time and we were in the league two years ago. We believe the league will provide great competition for these players and give them the exposure they need," Cole said. "The league has grown and it will be attractive for our community, players and fans to be part of the UPSL's growth."

The club will announce its upcoming game schedule.

About Salone Football Club

Salone Football Club is an American Soccer club currently based in Philadelphia, PA, and a new member of the United Premier Soccer League. Salone FC will play in the UPSL's American Division.

Salone Football Club 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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