New York, NY
Capelli Sport is proud to announce a new partnership with Universidad de Concepcion Sports Club. With a multi-year agreement in place, Capelli Sport will become the Official and Exclusive Uniform, Apparel and Equipment Supplier for the professional soccer club that competes at the highest level of professional soccer in Chile, the Campeonato Nacional.
Founded in 1994, Universidad de Concepcion Sports Club is a thriving professional soccer club based in the city of Concepcion in central Chile, and Capelli Sport, the international sportswear and team wear brand, have announced a long-term partnership between the organizations. Per the terms of the agreement, Capelli Sport will become the Official and Exclusive Uniform, Apparel and Equipment Supplier for the athletes, coaches, staff and fans of “El Campanil” starting with the 2020-2021 season.
“We are very pleased to partner with this prestigious professional soccer club in Chile,” said Capelli Sport President and CEO George Altirs. “Universidad de Concepcion Sports Club competes at the highest level of professional soccer in Chile, and we are proud to be a part of their winning culture. We look forward to supporting the club, players and fans on and off the field”, Altirs continued.
“We have been working on a process of restructuring, modeling and development of all areas of the institution and within this framework we have managed to achieve a great agreement with this great North American firm. We are very happy to work with Capelli Sport because we know their quality and variety not only in clothing, but also in technical equipment for the work of our branches,” explained René Rosas, General Manager of the Universidad de Concepción Sports Club.
Universidad de Concepcion Sports Club is a professional soccer team that is owned and operated by the eponymous university. The club is one of three Chilean clubs that compete in the Chilean Campeonato Nacional that are owned by and affiliated with a university.
Capelli Sport was founded in 2011 by President and CEO George Altirs, with the mission to provide quality, functionality and design for high-level performance on the field. Altirs’ more than 30 years in the apparel, fashion and accessory business with parent company, GMA Accessories, led to the creation of Capelli Sport. The brand’s innovative, world-class training gear, equipment and uniforms have yielded many global recreational, youth, club, collegiate, semi-professional and professional sports partnerships.
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