Rhode Island FC
Capelli Sport to Become the Official Uniform and Equipment Supplier for Rhode Island Football Club
Capelli Sport is excited to announce a new partnership with Rhode Island Football Club. This agreement will make Capelli Sport the official and exclusive provider of uniforms and equipment for Rhode Island FC (RIFC). In addition to custom matchday kits, Capelli Sport will also provide training apparel and clothing for ownership, coaches, and front office staff. The partnership is set to begin now, in 2023, and will continue for three full seasons, 2024, 2025 & 2026.
A new men’s professional club founded in 2023, Rhode Island FC is focused on the future while embracing a long history of soccer excellence in the Ocean State. RIFC is based in Providence and Newport, will compete in the United Soccer League Championship (2nd Division), and is set to start playing its matches in 2024.
Chief Revenue Officer of Rhode Island FC, Vicky Lynch said:
“Capelli Sport is a perfect fit for our club, as the partnership will provide Rhode Island FC an opportunity to create a unique kit that resonates with our fans and the place we call home. Together, we will ensure that every Rhode Island FC player and fan will proudly wear the club crest close to their heart. Capelli Sport sees that from a business perspective, Rhode Island FC is building something special and they see the value in joining us from day one. This is just one of many partnerships we will announce before we even kick a ball.”
President and CEO of Capelli Sport, George Altirs said:
“We are incredibly excited to partner with Rhode Island FC, and we are honored they will be competing in Capelli Sport jerseys when they take the field in their new stadium for the club’s inaugural season in the USL Championship. We share RIFC’s goal of growing the game of soccer in Rhode Island and beyond, and we look forward to supporting them through victory.”