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North Carolina Courage Terminate Head Coach Paul Riley, Effective Immediately

By NC Courage Communications, 09/30/21, 3:45PM EDT


Cary, NC (September 30, 2021) - The North Carolina Courage have terminated Head Coach Paul Riley, effective immediately, in light of today's reports of very serious allegations of misconduct. Sean Nahas has been named interim head coach for the remainder of the season, effective today at training.  

Statement from the players, staff and principal owner of the NC Courage:

The NC Courage support the players who have come forward and we commend them for bravely sharing their stories. The North Carolina Football Club is united together in our commitment to creating a safe, positive, and respectful environment, not only within our club but across the league and our great sport. As previously stated, players and staff are encouraged to report any inappropriate behavior in accordance with NWSL policy as we prioritize efforts to maintain the highest professional standards of conduct throughout our organization.