The NAFL Announces the Introduction of the Metro and New Jersey Divisions
Thursday, February 3, 2005
By Marty Cross
Stemming from an increase of teams in the north eastern section of the country, the NAFL is proud to announce the creation of the Metro and New Jersey divisions. The Metro division named for the Metropolitan New York area that it represents will comprise of four teams to begin with. It will be spearheaded by the returning New York Predators and New York Panthers and include the additions of the New York Falcons and the Kings County Cardinals.
The New Jersey Division will include last years Eastern Division Champion Camden Lynx and South New Jersey rival Willingboro Bears as well as including the additions of the Trenton Raiders and the New Jersey Longhorns. "With the direction the NAFL is taking expansion is not only expected, but inevitable" said league commissioner Adam Turkel. He also added "I wouldn't be surprised if over the next 2 years we end up with two divisions representing each area, a Metro Eastern and Western Divisions as well as a South Jersey and North Jersey divisions." Turkel concluded "we are looking forward to the 2005 campaign in the NAFL, which is undoubtedly becoming the league that will present a true National Champion for years to come."