New York, NY
Capelli Sport is proud to announce a new multi-year partnership with FC Wichita beginning in the 2021-22 season. Per the terms of the agreement, Capelli Sport will become the Official and Exclusive Uniform, Apparel and Equipment Supplier for the Wichita, Kansas based club. Capelli Sport will create customized uniforms, training gear and fan shop apparel for the Wichita athletes, families, coaches and staff. The dynamic design patterns on the custom match kits represent energy and creativity, synonymous with the new strategy to propel the club forwards.
Founded in 2013, FC Wichita is one of the largest and most comprehensive sports club in Wichita. They operate with the mission of providing all levels of soccer to the community including recreational, competitive and professional. The first teams operate in the United Soccer League and United Women’s Soccer league. Youth players compete in local, regional and national competitions, including the USL Academy, the ECNL and numerous other playing opportunities within the club network.
FC Wichita Managing Partner, Blake Shumaker said:
“This is an exciting time for soccer in Wichita. We are really experiencing massive growth in both the youth and professional game here. With the advancement in the game it was important to re-evaluate our partnerships and Capelli Sport stood out from the rest in numerous ways. One of those was the ability to streamline our fully customized uniform and merchandising sales. While the other was strengthening our player pathway through the Capelli Sport plus network of professional clubs all over the world.”
President and CEO of Capelli Sport, George Altirs said:
“We are thrilled to partner with such a great multi-level and development driven club. Building the fundamentals of teamwork and working with players to plan their future in soccer is so important for the game and its growth. We are proud to be a part of it and look forward to supporting the club, players and families on and off the field.”