United States Soccer Federation president Cindy Parlow Cone never asked to occupy the position she ascended to after her predecessor stepped down earlier this year. Now she wants to keep the job.
Parlow Cone said Monday that she would run for reelection as U.S. Soccer’s president at the federation’s annual general meeting in early 2021, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports. Parlow Cone, a key member of the iconic 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion U.S. national team who was elected as the non-profit governing body’s vice president two years ago, made the announcement in an email sent to federation membership.
“It has been an honor to work alongside our amazing U.S. Soccer staff and members to see the tremendous work that everyone puts in every day to grow the game,” Parlow Cone, 42, wrote in the message, a copy of which was obtained by Yahoo. “It’s clear there are exciting