We are confident with our Professional Futsal Team and our Futsal Academy in Oxford, we will be able to leverage this to bring some of the most talented indoor soccer players in the world to the United States.
Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014
These latest acquisitions by Oxford City FC (OTCQB:OXFC) will expand the company’s portfolio of professional sports teams across the Atlantic Ocean and into the United States. This brings the total amount of professional teams in their professional sports team portfolio to six.
Oxford City has one of the most recognized and respected Futsal (Indoor Soccer) teams in all of Europe. The team is currently competing in the FA Futsal Super League, with aspirations to qualify into the UEFA Futsal Cup, the highest level of competitive indoor soccer in Europe. Oxford City Futsal are highly favored to win the FA Super League this season, which would secure their pass into the UEFA Futsal Cup.
CEO Thomas Anthony Guerriero stated, “We are very excited about this expansion to the US and to be a part of the PASL. We are confident with our Professional Futsal Team and our Futsal Academy in Oxford, we will be able to leverage this to bring some of the most talented indoor soccer players in the world to the United States.”
Oxford City FC has secured two franchises in both South Florida and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Oxford City intends to leverage their dominant Futsal team to enable the company to maximize its national and global sponsorship and advertising opportunities, while taking advantage of a larger footprint across the globe.
Kevin Milliken, the Commissioner of The Professional Arena Soccer League (PASL) stated, “ The PASL is excited to add an international organization like Oxford City Football Club to our league. This is the next step in our global outreach, since announcing that we will be hosting the first World Cup for indoor soccer, in the United States February/March 2015.”
About Oxford City FC (OXFC)
Oxford City is a diversified holding company, which controls four portfolios.
The First Portfolio (OXFC Sports Portfolio)
The OXFC Sports Portfolio have a controlling interest is the largest publicly traded diversified portfolio of professional sports teams in the world. Oxford City's portfolio contains a 132-year-old professional football club Oxford City FC, which plays in the Conference North Division of the English Football Association. They also own Oxford City Nomads, which plays in the Hellenic League Premier Division of the English Football Association. Oxford City owns Oxford City Futsal, which plays at the highest level of Futsal in England and has one of the best teams in the UK. The company has acquired Oxford City Basketball, which plays their games in the EBL, English Basketball League and two professional indoor soccer teams in the Professional Indoor Soccer League in the US.
The Second Portfolio (OXFC Academic Portfolio)
The OXFC Academic Portfolio owns a diversified portfolio of academic institutions. OXFC owns Oxford City Sports College in Oxford and CIT University in the United States, which expects to have its first brick and mortar campus in the United States in South Florida in the near future to strategically put the University in a tremendous position for the future.
The Third Portfolio (OXFC Media & Entertainment Portfolio)
The OXFC Media & Entertainment Portfolio owns a diversified portfolio of media & entertainment companies. OXFC owns Oxford City Broadcasting Network (http://www.oxfordcitybroadcasting.com), which is broadcasted on 740AM in Florida that reaches from Miami, Florida to Jupiter, Florida. OXFC has acquired 1882.tv, which will become the global television platform for the company and their interests. Oxford City's 24 hour television programming which will broadcasted around the world will feature the live radio show "The Oxford City Financial Report", cover all of Oxford City's professional sports teams, and provide continuously programming.
The Fourth Portfolio (OXFC Real Estate & Property Management Portfolio)
The OXFC Real Estate & Property Management Portfolio controls a diversified portfolio of real estate including Oxford City Stadium, Oxford City Indoor Arena, and the Oxford City 3G Training Facility. OXFC benefits from these facilities both in usage and in rental income.
About Thomas Anthony Guerriero
Oxford City (OTCQB:OXFC) is led by their CEO Thomas Anthony Guerriero. Mr. Guerriero is known for being one of the most influential and powerful entrepreneurs in the world today. He is a world renowned value investor, published author, diplomatic advisor on economic and fiscal policy. Mr. Guerriero holds a Masters Degree from Harvard University, holds two Graduate Certificates from Boston University & University of Notre Dame, and has two BA degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University & Thomas Edison State. He has held several professional licenses over the course of his career Series 7, Series 63, Series 66, Series 24 licenses. Always looking for a challenge Mr. Guerriero is a former professional soccer player, climbed two of the seven summits, been featured in a major motion picture with Oliver Stone, and has been featured on television and media around the world.
Mr. Guerriero was the youngest Senior Vice President at First Union in their 90 year history. As one of the leaders at First Union he established his reputation for being one of the most driven individuals ever to hit Wall Street, known for his relentless work ethic, accompanied with the ability to execute tremendous achievements both individual and with his executive team. His efforts contributed significantly towards First Union’s assets eclipsing $400 Billion, leading towards their acquisition by Wachovia in the biggest banking acquisition in banking history at the time.
After First Union Mr. Guerriero was highly recruited by some of the largest firms in the world due to his expertise. Ultimately he made history by accepting the position of CEO of TAA, making him one of the youngest ever to lead a member firm. Implementing his expertise in Economics and Finance he was able to lead TAA to being acquired by High Point Capital, taking part in the second successful acquisition in his career.
Guerriero a renowned published author with “How to Understand and Master the Stock Market”, How to Understand And Master Securities Laws & Regulations”, “Plan For Crisis”, and “Military Involvement and Trade Treaties: Exploring the Differences in Military Involvement of the United States in Foreign Countries, Post-Trade Treaty” took this expertise to the helm of Global Wealth, accepting the position of CEO. Again for the third time in his career he was successful in growing this company to have a global presence having offices domestically throughout the US and around the world. This led to Global Wealth eventually being acquired, proving his unique methodologies in growing organizations are tremendous.
A former professional athlete himself, Guerriero has always had the passion to become an owner of a professional sports team. This passion led him to becoming the owner of an NBA D League team with his partner Mike Savitt with the Springfield Armor of the NBA D League (Brooklyn Nets Affiliate). In his first season as owner they had the biggest turn around in the history of the NBA D League and eventually winning the Eastern Conference Championship for the first time in their history. This success made his vision even more clear on the aspirations to achieve something unique in professional sports and in business. This vision was to create a portfolio of the two core foundational interests he had, Sports & Education. This is the seed that has grown into his diversified holding company known as Oxford City.
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