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Orlando City Soccer Club to get women's team, report says

Announcement could come next month

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ORLANDO, Fla.The National Women's Soccer League is expected to name Orlando City Soccer Club as an expansion team next season, according to a published report.

The Guardian states that Orlando City SC officials are close to finalizing a deal.  An announcement could happen as early as next month.

The move would come months after the U.S. women's national team won its third World Cup title.

Orlando City launched its first season with the MLS earlier this year.