The area's entry next spring in the National Premier Elite Soccer League will be known as Lansing United. The name was announced at a gathering Wednesday night in East Lansing. More than 500 entries were submitted to a name the team contest. The team's first player has also been signed, Boyzzz Khumalo, a South African native who will also serve as an assistant coach to head coach and general manger Eric Rudland. Play begins next spring.