Tulsa Oilers introduce new Indoor Football League franchise

TULSA, Okla. –The Tulsa Oilers announced Tuesday that they are bringing a new Indoor Football League franchise to Tulsa.

Oilers owner Andy Scurto, IFL commissioner Todd Tyron and Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum held a press conference to announce the hockey franchise’s purchase of the new indoor football team. Scurto bought the Oilers in September.

“I’m excited to bring an IFL team to Tulsa and the BOK Center,” Scurto said. “This addition will continue the commitment of myself and the Tulsa Oilers to bring great quality entertainment to the Tulsa area, and allow us to stay engaged with our incredible fanbase year-round. is fast-paced and action-packed and I know our fans are going to love the game.”

The new indoor soccer team will play its eight home games at the BOK Center when it begins play in March 2023.

Tulsa joins 15 other franchises operating in 13 states.

“Tulsa fits the three areas we’re looking for in a new franchise,” Tryon said. “Location, Venue, and Ownership. Andy and his team love the city of Tulsa, which was pretty evident throughout our vetting process. IFL has improved today with this partnership, and we’re more so excited to bring our fast-paced football to the great city of Tulsa, Oklahoma.”

The IFL is credited with having 80 NFL and CFL alumni and is the second-oldest consecutive professional football league in the United States.

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