USLSoccer.com Staff Report
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
CINCINNATI, Ohio - FC Cincinnati continued its strong off-field build up to the club’s inaugural season in the USL on Wednesday as it announced agreements with four new official sponsors. The new partnerships see Cintas become the Official FC Cincinnati Team Vans Sponsor, Kroger the Soccer Family of the Match Sponsor, Medical Mutual of Ohio the Official Health Insurer of FC Cincinnati and Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP as the Man of the Match Sponsor.
“We are thrilled to welcome Cintas, Kroger, Medical Mutual and Vorys to our roster of corporate sponsors during our inaugural season,” said FC Cincinnati President and General Manager Jeff Berding. “Corporate support is vital to the success of FC Cincinnati to help us build an exciting and winning team for Cincinnati’s soccer fans.”
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FC Cincinnati has made a splash in the local business community with a number of major sponsorships, including Toyota as the club’s official jersey sponsor. Set to begin play at the recently renovated Nippert Stadium, the club also announced it had passed the 3,000 season ticket holder mark.
Kroger VP of Merchandising in Cincinnati and Dayton, Jeff Talbot, said his company was excited to get in on the ground floor with the new club.“The Kroger team is proud to support FC Cincinnati and bring football to families in the Greater Cincinnati community,” said Talbot. “This partnership is a great way to honor families who are committed to healthy lifestyles both on and off the field. We are thrilled to help kick off the 2016 FC Cincinnati season with this promotion.”