Nationally Recognized Apparel Brand & Combine Create New Partnership
The Midwest Pro Soccer Combine (MPSC) and Capelli Sport are entering a new partnership that will see the innovative sportswear and team wear brand become the official apparel sponsor of the second year combine. Through the partnership, each player and coach at the MPSC will be outfitted in Capelli Sport apparel for the two-day event, December 18th & 19th, which will exclusively feature new, FIFA approved Capelli Sport soccer balls.
“This partnership truly enhances the player experience at our event and further confirms Capelli Sport’s commitment to helping aspiring professionals expand their exposure.” Said MPSC Director, Eric Rudland.
Whether investing in a professional soccer club, sponsoring a stadium or giving back to the youth game, Capelli Sport has proven an unparalleled commitment to growing the game of soccer North America.
“Partnering with Midwest Pro Soccer Combine provides a great platform to showcase our gear in a professional, high-level training environment,” Capelli Sport president George Altirs said. “These athletes will be outfitted with training apparel that meets their level of play.”
Led by George Altirs, Capelli Sport was founded in 2011 by the GMA Group. They have quickly become an internationally recognized brand, known for their innovative sportswear and team wear, and mission to provide quality, functionality and design for high-level performance on the field.
“We are excited about the opportunities this partnership will provide for both Midwest Pro Combine and Capelli Sport,” Capelli Sport’s Technical Director Juan Santamaria said. “We are looking forward to the level of play that will be present at this year’s event.”
In six years of operation, Capelli Sport has become the official outfitter for a number of internationally recognized sporting organizations and clubs including, but not limited to, MSV Duisburg of Germany’s Bundesliga 2, the Inter Allies FC of the Ghana Premier League, the Rochester Rhinos of the Division II United Soccer League, and the Wilmington Hammerheads FC and the Ocean City Nor’Easters of the Premier Development League. Additionally, Capelli Sport is the official uniform and apparel supplier for the United States Soccer Development Academy member club, Cedar Stars Academy, and the nationally recognized high school boys soccer program at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, NJ. Capelli Sport will become the official outfitter for USL’s Penn FC for the club’s inaugural season, in addition to outfitting AEK Athens FC of Superleague Greece and Panachaiki FC of the Greece Second Division in 2018.
About Capelli Sport
Capelli Sport was founded in 2011 by president George Altirs, with the mission to provide quality, functionality and design for high-level performance on the field. Altirs’ more than 25 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, club, semi-professional and professional sports partnerships.
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About the Midwest Pro Soccer Combine
The second annual Midwest Pro Soccer Combine will take place on Monday, December 18th & Tuesday, December 19th at the Legacy Center Sports Complex in Brighton, Michigan. The combine will accept the top professional prospects to play for two days in front of professional coaches, scouts and intermediaries from North America and abroad.