Fox 4 News and KCTV 5 are reporting that former Kansas City Chiefs player Will Shields will be part of an effort to bring Kansas City another arena football team. Kansas City had an arena football team called the Brigade from 2006-2008, and the Command from 2011-12.
According to KCTV 5, the team was announced at the Will Shields Will To DO It Gold Tournament at Canyon Farms Golf Club. The teams owners are Dr. Ken Vehee and Antonio Hori.
The team will compete inside of the Champions Indoor Football league and will practice at Will Shield’s 68 Inside Sports facility.
Currently the CIF is one of four active indoor football leagues in the United States. It has 13 teams, most of which are sprinkled throughout the Midwest. The 2016 league champions was the Wichita Force. You can visit the CIF website by clicking HERE.
The team is yet to be named, but there will be a naming contest announced soon. It looks as if the league itself has not officially announced the existence of the team. Their news page features an announcement about a new team in the Central Texas/Fort Hood area but nothing on the Kansas City team.
You can watch the Fox 4 News story below: