Albany Commission OKs arena football

Albany Commission OKs arena football

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany City Commission voted Tuesday morning to approve an arena football team that will play in the Albany Civic Center. The Georgia Firebirds will play games in the building.

Final approval of this agreement will be considered at the City of Albany Special Call Commission Meeting on Wednesday, November 18th 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

The Firebirds are in the American Indoor Football (AIF) league, the largest league in the country with approximately twenty teams.  The team would play five home games at the Albany Civic Center and five away games.

The team's website says the Georgia Firebirds, was established in 2009 as an outdoor football team.

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