IGL

Central Jersey Vikings join the IGL!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dateline: Philadelphia, PA Wednesday February 17th, 2016
Source: Philadelphia’s Newest Professional Football Team
Contacts: Joe Krause 215-740-4354, 267-261-3428

Philadelphia Yellow Jackets & IGL Announce The entrance of the Central Jersey Vikings!
Philadelphia’s Newest Professional Football Team, The Philadelphia Yellow Jackets in partnership with The IGL – Indoor Gridiron League continue building their brand with the signing of the Central Jersey Vikings, who will begin play as part of the IGL developmental league in 2016.

LEAGUE HISTORY

The IGL – Indoor Gridiron League is a Developmental Indoor Football league, which is owned by JAKIB Media Partners and operates as a developmental league to help athletes pursues their dreams of playing professional football. In 2012, the IGL entered into a partnership with the Philadelphia Soul & the league has utilized the partnership with the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul, making the league the first minor indoor league to be sponsored by a professional team. The Soul Partnership was extended into the 2013 Season. The IGL would then expand in partnership with AFL China, while also heavily supporting the Inaugural Army Veterans vs. Navy Veterans Arena Football Game in 2013 & 2014.

The Central Jersey Vikings

The Vikings will be led by Head Coach George Lowe. The Vikings will be operating as a developmental team with a direct affiliation and partnership with The Philadelphia Yellow Jackets, Philadelphia’s Newest Professional Football Team, who will begin play in the AIF (American Indoor Football League) in March of 2016

“I’m looking forward to being able to help young men in our community get a second chance at something most people don’t get a second chance at” stated Coach George Lowe.
“The Vikings give us a presence in Central And North New Jersey in the IGL, which is a very rich talented football area. ” Stated Commissioner Turkel.

The Vikings will run operations out of Essex County New Jersey.

“The IGL is not looking for Owners”, stated Commissioner Adam Turkel, “The League is looking for teams that represent historic spirit, meaningful community support and an unconditional commitment to the players seeking an opportunity.”

ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA YELLOW JACKETS
In the honor and spirit of the very first professional football team to begin play in Philadelphia, the Frankford Yellow Jackets began play in the NFL back in 1924 and represented the community and this city for 7 years thru 1931. They won the NFL Championship back in 1926. Now, 85 Years later, The Philadelphia Yellow Jackets will begin play in the spirit and honor of the original, legendary team.
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