MASL 2 and Capelli Sport Announce League Partnership
TAMPA, Fla. – Major Arena Soccer League 2 and New York City based sportswear supplier, Capelli Sport have agreed to a new multi-year partnership. As per the agreement, Capelli Sport will become the official apparel and equipment provider for the league commencing July 1st.
Capelli Sport has already established their brand in professional indoor soccer as the official uniform and apparel company of both the Kansas City Comets and Florida Tropics of the Major Arena Soccer League, and will now outfit M2 teams on individual partnerships starting in the 2021-22 season.
“It is an important step forward to reach an agreement with such a quality and committed partner as Capelli Sport,” M2 Commissioner Chris Economides said. “I know first-hand how pleased the MASL teams have been with their relationship, and I know that M2 teams can expect the same level of care and attention from Capelli that our MASL teams have enjoyed.”
Capelli Sport branded team merchandise, including replica jerseys, t-shirts, jackets and hats for both the Tropics and Comets, have been very popular with fans. “Team supporters will be excited to see the quality, selection, and most of all the very competitive pricing that Capelli has for its team items,” Economides added. “As much as this is a win for our teams that choose to partner with Capelli Sport, it’s a big win for our fans too.”
Founded in 2017 and based out of Tampa, Florida, M2 consists of 15 clubs and seeks to provide a professional level arena soccer developmental pathway for players and clubs while growing the game of indoor/arena soccer throughout North America. It is the second tier of the indoor soccer’s recently created four-tiered pyramid including the MASL, M2, Major Arena Soccer League 3 and the Premier Arena Soccer League.
“It’s exciting to see the growth of arena soccer in this country and Capelli Sport is proud to be a part of it through our new partnership with the Major Arena Soccer League 2,” commented George Altirs, President and CEO of Capelli Sport. “We look forward to providing MASL 2 teams with our high-quality equipment and apparel, and to use our network to assist in the continued development of the game and its athletes and fans.”
Capelli Sport was founded in 2011 with the mission to provide quality, functionality and design for high-level performance on the field. Capelli Sport now operates around the globe, distributing world-class training gear, apparel and equipment and partnering with elite soccer clubs and organizations. Learn more at capellisport.com and find Capelli Sport on Twitter (@capellisport) and Instagram (CapelliSport), or visit the Capelli Sport Facebook page.
M2 will host its “Championship Weekend” July 17-18 at Hartman Arena in Wichita where the Wichita Wings, Amarillo Bombers, Cleveland Crunch and Chicago Mustangs will battle for the league’s 2021 championship.
The 2021-22 season will kick off this Winter with many additional M2 teams returning to play following a year’s hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as a number of new franchises that will be announced in the coming weeks and months. For up-to-date information visit m2soccer.com or any of the league’s social media platforms.