PHOENIX (Feb. 1, 2018) — Phoenix Rising FC and Macron, a leading provider of sports apparel in Europe, have teamed up to design and produce the new training gear, uniforms and apparel for coaches and staff, for the next three seasons, 2018-2020.
As the official apparel sponsor, Macron has begun a custom design of the new training gear, game kits and staff apparel for the upcoming 2018 USL season. The new designs will be unveiled in early March in preparation for the season opener at Orange County Soccer Club on March 17, 2018.
The team will begin its preseason in Phoenix with matches on Feb. 10 against New York Red Bulls, Feb. 14, against Colorado Rapids, and Feb. 17, against Sporting Kansas City. 11 Major League Soccer clubs in total will take part in the 2018 Mobile Mini Sun Cup, with the event concluding on Feb. 24. Tickets for all preseason games including the Mobile Mini Sun Cup are on sale now at PHXRisingFC.com.
About Phoenix Rising FC
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history. The club is owned by legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba, Kona Grill CEO Berke Bakay and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities. Established in 2016, Phoenix Rising FC is one of 12 cities applying for Major League Soccer expansion and currently plays in the United Soccer League, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world. The club is hosting the largest MLS Preseason event ever, the 2018 Mobile Mini Sun Cup. For more information about the club or to purchase tickets visit PHXRisingFC.com.
Macron is a leading European company in the production and sale of active sportswear, operating in four main business areas: Teamwear, sportswear and accessories for team sports (football, rugby, basketball, volleyball, baseball, handball, futsal, running); Merchandising, official kits, free time products and accessories for supporters of the sports club sponsored by Macron; Running & Fitness, technical apparel for runners and gym enthusiasts; Athleisure, sports inspired apparel for leisure and activity outside sporting activities. Macron owes its success to successfully interpreting the needs and demands of those who participate in sports and high-quality developing products.