The Wichita Wings soccer team is back

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

The Wichita Wings, one of the city's most popular sports franchises of the past, will return to professional indoor soccer under a new local ownership group.

The team is set to begin operations immediately, according to a news release, and will play all home games at Hartman Arena in Park City. 

"The Wings front office is still looking to round out a few staff members and expects to hold a news briefing in the coming days to disclose details for the 2020 season," the release said. The original team's run was from 1979 to 2001.

Resumes and internship applications can be sent to info@wichitawingssoccer.com.

The team has begun signing players and will be holding open tryouts at Hartman Arena on November 23 and 24. Tryout registration will be announced during the upcoming news conference.

Wichita Wings training camp opens on November 1ahead of preseason games against the Dallas Sidekicks and the Kansas City Comets.

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