MACOMB, Mich. – Today, USL announced that Union FC Macomb is set to make its debut in USL League Two in 2024.
Union FC Macomb is embarking on its inaugural season, driven by a mission to provide a premier soccer program for young players aspiring to reach professional and national team levels. At the core of the club’s philosophy is the belief that soccer transcends sport, creating experiences and connections that are vital to building, contributing to, and strengthening communities. .
“We are excited to join USL League Two with the aim of inspiring and cultivating the beautiful game in Macomb County, the Detroit Metro area, and Michigan. Our vision is to establish an environment of the highest sporting standards, providing a platform for young players to pursue their soccer aspirations,” Gronthik Chatterjee, President of Union FC Macomb, shared. “League Two offers the ideal setting for us to achieve this ambition, being a respected regional and national league with proven player development pathways.”
Union FC Macomb believes in the transformative power of soccer beyond the pitch; it sees sport as a catalyst for community unity, personal growth, and joy. The club is committed to being actively involved in community initiatives, supporting local charities and nonprofits that cater to the needs of youth and underserved members of the community.
“We’re incredibly thrilled to welcome Union FC Macomb to League Two," Joel Nash, USL SVP of Youth and Pre-Professional Properties, said. "Michigan has a rich soccer history, and we look forward to being part of the club’s journey in contributing to that legacy.”