The Oklahoman
By Chris Brannick


YUKON — It took almost four years of work to get it done but Brad Lund got it done.

The North American Soccer League named Oklahoma City as its 14th franchise on Tuesday. An effort headed by Lund and Sold Out Strategies that has seen its fair share of ups and downs and highs and lows came to the finish line during Tuesday's announcement at Yukon High School, where the team will play its home games.

What finally pushed the NASL to award a franchise to a city that already has one professional soccer team? Rayo Vallecano de Madrid.

Rayo is a soccer team in Madrid, Spain and entered into a partnership as a majority owner with Lund. Sean Jones of Oklahoma City and Raul Martin Presa are listed as owners. Lund, DeBray Ayala and Sold Out Strategies are listed as managing partners.


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