The Milwaukee Mustangs, Milwaukee's own Arena Football League team, announced today that the Arena Football League has granted them dormancy for the 2013 season. The ownership group will retain the AFL franchise and is working to add a partner for our return to play in 2014.
Mustangs had an aggressive marketing investment and will continue to
contribute to the league during the dormancy, as well as sustain their
presence in the community," said a team spokesman. "We will come back
with a solid sponsor base for the 2014 season so we can deliver the best
entertainment value to our fans."
Mustangs' organization is a strong partner that has always had and
always will have great fans. I am pleased they will remain a part of the
league during the team's dormancy and look forward to the team
returning to the field in 2014," said Commissioner Jerry Kurz.
Mustangs were proud to be an active and visible presence in the
community. Mustangs' players and staff members made trips to Children's
Hospital of Wisconsin and countless area schools, and participated in
events like the Walk to Defeat ALS, and Walk Now for Autism Speaks.
team also had an assertive promotional schedule for home games at the
BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Mustangs continually strived to provide
fans with the best sports entertainment value in Milwaukee. The fans
always came first for the Mustangs, and they want to thank supporters
for their loyalty over the past two Arena Football League seasons.
Mustangs would like to take the time to extend our sincere gratitude
and appreciation for the support we received from the BMO Harris Bradley
Center, our business and community partners, corporate sponsors and
especially our fans," said another team spokesperson. "We would also
like to thank our Arena Football League partners and wish good luck to
those teams participating in the 2013 season. We look forward to our
return in a big way. "