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Georgia Revolution's new ownership looking to make an impact in Eastern Atlanta

Georgia Revolution have been in existence since 2011 and are currently the only lower-division sports team in the East Atlanta area. In November, the club experienced it's first change of ownership when the Morrison Sports Management Group took over controlling interest from the Rockdale Youth Soccer Association.

Morrison Sports Management is led by their President, Eric Morrison. The group was offered the opportunity to acquire the club when the Revolution's longtime coach Rafe Mauran left for Carolina FC. Morrison jumped that the opportunity and now controls the club.

One of the main goals for the new ownership group is to transform the Revolution's profile as an amateur club and run it more like a business to attract a following from the Atlanta area.

"Before the team was ran similar to a youth team. So, now we're looking to make it a lot more professional. We want a lot more fans out here." Alec Morrison, the club's Director of Marketing told Dirty South Soccer. "We're working with a lot of people in the community to let people in Conyers, Georgia know we're here."

The Revolution play in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), an amateur league that occupies the fourth-tier of the American Soccer pyramid. The club have helped develop a few professional players in their five-year existence, with the most notable being New York City FC star and former Atlanta Silverbacks midfielder Kwadwo Poku.