Candace Parker And Her Daughter Become Owners Of Pro Soccer Team

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WNBA star Candace Parker is on a mission to change the narrative surrounding gender disparities in sports ownership and she’s empowering her daughter to follow suit. According to CBS Sports, the Los Angeles Sparks player and her 11-year-old daughter Lailaa Nicole Williams recently became part-owners of the National Women’s Soccer League’s Angel City team.

The team—which is slated to officially start competing in 2022—has a star-studded ownership group comprised of influential individuals across different spaces. Among the collective of notable owners is tennis phenom Serena Williams and her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. as well as actresses Uzo Aduba, Eva Longoria, America Ferrera and Natalie Portman. “On behalf of the NWSL and our member clubs, we are thrilled to officially welcome Angel City Football Club, and this exciting and committed ownership group, to the league,” Lisa Baird, who serves as the commissioner of the NWSL, said in a statement, according to the news outlet. “The soccer community in…


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