Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on the campus of the Hall of Fame Village to be home turf for local Major League Football team the Ohio Force
CANTON, Ohio – June 6, 2022 – Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (“HOFV” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, today announced it has signed a lease with Major League Football (OTC symbol “MLFB”) to make the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls the home of one of its first teams, the Ohio Force, beginning this August. MLFB recently announced Canton, Ohio and Virginia Beach, Virginia – which will host the Virginia Armada team - as its first home markets, with additional details to be announced in the coming weeks.
“We are excited to partner with Major League Football,” said Clint Fetty, Vice President & General Manager of HOF Village Sports. “Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium and the Hall of Fame Village are the perfect homes for the upstart Ohio Force as the team establishes its home base in Canton.”
The Ohio Force will be coached by the legendary Bill Conley, who previously spent 17 years as an assistant coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes following a successful playing career. Conley also enjoyed a lengthy and successful tenure as a head coach at Ohio Dominican University, a Division II football program. Other coaches already announced for the League include Terry Shea, Earnest Wilson and Jerry Glanville.
MLFB selected its initial home markets based on a variety of factors, including applicable demographics, strong community support and quality of facilities available, all distinct advantages in the Canton market and at the Hall of Fame Village.
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Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) is a resort and entertainment company leveraging the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Headquartered in Canton, Ohio, the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company is the owner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, a multi-use sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the Pro Football Hall of Fame's campus. Additional information on the Company can be found at www.HOFREco.com.
Major League Football, Inc. (OTC symbol MLFB), headquartered in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, is a publicly traded company operating as a professional football league. Our mission is to provide personal and professional growth opportunities to football players, coaches, trainers, and front office personnel, then, through our original broadcasts, provide those participants exposure to the NFL and other professional leagues so they can advance their careers.
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