AS Los Angeles Joins NISA Nation

Published Jan 9, 2023

Los Angeles, CA (January 9, 2023) – NISA Nation announces AS Los Angeles will participate in the Southwest Region for the 2023 Season.
Formed in 2018, the club recently won the Southwest Premier League’s 2022 Men’s Under-20 Division. The Southwest Premier League is a NISA Affiliate League.
“We take great pride in providing opportunities for our players to become professionals,” AS Los Angeles Owner Harry Tachian said. “We’ve had eight players over the last four years make the leap from our development system, and our elite players are constantly being sought and scouted internationally. NISA is providing a clear path to pro for rising players and that aligns with our club’s mission. We are excited to be joining NISA Nation.”
AS Los Angeles previously played in the NPSL (2019-’20) and continues a developmental team in the UPSL. The club also operates a boys youth academy.
About NISA Nation                                                                                    
NISA Nation, a component of the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA), is a full-year league providing amateur independent clubs a groundbreaking path to professional status. NISA Nation bridges success on the amateur affiliate level – including the eastern Premier Soccer League, Southwest Premier Soccer League, Cascadia Soccer League and the Mountain Premier League – to a spot on the NISA professional level. Activated in Fall 2021, NISA Nation will maintain the highest standards and require the same level of professionalism within the front office and on the pitch expected of NISA professional clubs. Keeping in the spirit of independence, particular requirements and competition format will be determined with direct input from the participating clubs. NISA Nation also includes NISA Network, the home for all things NISA, independent clubs, and the open system. Learn more about NISA Nation at, or follow on Twitter @TheNISANation and on Instagram @NISANationSoccer.
Dennis Pope
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