SOURCE: Major League Football, Inc.

May 21, 2015 09:30 ET

Major League Football Awarded Economic Development Incentive From Manatee Board of County Commissioners

Major League Football Enticed to Consider the City of Lakewood Ranch, Florida for Its Headquarters and Training Facilities

WILMINGTON, DE--(Marketwired - May 21, 2015) - Major League Football, Inc. (OTC PINK: MLFB) ("MLFB" or the "Company"), a new, professional spring-football league scheduled to kick off in 2016, today announced that the Manatee Board of County Commissioners in Lakewood Ranch, Florida has approved an economic development package enticing Major League Football to locate its headquarters and training facilities in Manatee County, Florida.

The incentive package offered by Manatee County, Florida on Tuesday, May 19th encouraged Major League Football's management team to expedite their review of office leasing properties and its evaluation of sports facilities in Florida for the league's headquarters and training facilities.

"We could not be more pleased that Manatee Board of County Commissioners is encouraging us to locate operations and training facilities in and around Lakewood Ranch," opened Mr. Frank Murtha, Executive Vice-President for Major League Football. "Community involvement and support are tenets of our league and our business approach. Support from communities, cities and counties, like Manatee, are a necessary component of any sport venture. Manatee's incentive package will be heavily weighted in our financial and strategic review of the locations we have targeted to locate our operations and train the exceptional football talent we intend to provide to fans and viewers of Major League Football."

About Major League Football
Major League Football Inc. is a publicly traded, professional spring football league. MLFB is dedicated to creating an innovative, accessible, and fan-owned game, which is scheduled to kick off in 2016. MLFB's strategically placed spring / summer season will fill a critical need for outdoor football at that time of the year when sports content is in high demand. The league's teams will focus on emerging markets in select US cities in order to grow the overall popularity of the sport.

MLFB is one of the first publicly owned and traded professional sports leagues in the United States enabling fans to purchase and sell shares for their desired ownership in Major League Football.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Michael Queen
    EVP of Finance
    2601 Annand Drive
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    774.213.1995 ext.1005
    m.queen@mlfb.com

    John Mattio
    VP of Communications and Investor Relations
    Major League Football, Inc.
    2601 Annand Drive
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    774.213.1995 ext.1013
    j.mattio@mlfb.com