Angel Reese Becomes New Owner Of DC Power Football Club

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Angel Reese, known for her significant contributions to women’s basketball, is now extending her influence to soccer by becoming an owner of the DC Power Football Club. The former LSU star, now 22 years old, has invested in the pro soccer organization, which is based just an hour from her hometown in Maryland and will soon compete in the USL Super League.

Reese, who is averaging 11.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game in her rookie season with the Chicago Sky, joins an ownership group that includes members of the D.C. United Men’s Club and other prominent business leaders in the DMV area. They are thrilled to welcome her aboard. “Angel’s decision to be a founding investor alongside us in Power FC is groundbreaking,” stated D.C. United CEO and Co-Chairman Jason Levien on Tuesday. “As a Maryland native, Angel is so passionate about being a catalyst for positive change in women’s sports in the DMV as well as globally, while inspiring the next generation of female athletes.”

Selected seventh overall in the 2024 WNBA Draft, Reese is excited about her new role and is eager to advocate for women’s sports. “We’re taking over,” Reese said, expressing her enthusiasm. “I’m honored to be able to support Power FC and invest in women’s soccer in the DMV community.” The details of her investment, including her stake or the amount paid, have not been disclosed.

The DC Power is one of eight teams set to compete in the USL, with the season kicking off in August. Reese’s involvement marks a significant step in her efforts to promote and support women’s sports, demonstrating her commitment to fostering positive change and inspiring future female athletes.