New York, NY 

Capelli Sport is proud to announce a new partnership with the Northern Illinois Soccer League. As per the agreement, Capelli Sport will become the official and exclusive apparel and equipment provider for the league commencing July 1st, 2021.

Founded in 1975, The Northern Illinois Soccer league (NISL) is home to over 1,000 teams in the Chicago area, totaling more than 12,000 youth players. The mission of the NISL is to “provide a fun, safe and supportive environment, which nurtures and guides children to develop their talents, knowledge and appreciation for the game of soccer.” This vision is carried through to the leagues select training program, summer camps and coaching education program.


Northern Illinois Soccer League Director of Operations, Philip Richardson said:

 "The league is excited to announce and accept long-term partnership with Capelli Sports. The Capelli Sport organization will work with the league to advance programs for clubs and players in order to enhance and develop youth soccer in the Chicago land area. Both organizations are motivated to commit and lead in the United States soccer landscape. The common mission and goal are what brought Capelli Sport and the Northern Illinois Soccer League into this long-term agreement."


Northern Illinois Soccer League Technical Director, Brendan Eitz said:

“We are looking forward to our new partnership with Capelli Sport, one of the faster growing organization in athletic apparel.  We are excited incorporate the high quality Capelli Sport products throughout the NISL Club & Conference leagues, National Premier League, Northern Illinois Select and Coaching Education programs."


President and CEO of Capelli Sport, George Altirs said:

“The Northern Illinois Soccer League and its leadership group have done an incredible job creating a league that is full of on-field development and community-based growth. We will be sure to add to this success by supplying our quality uniforms, training products and equipment and utilizing our resources to support the club’s goals and ambitions.”