TAMPA, Fla. – The United Soccer League and SELECT Sports today announced a partnership extension that will see the company remain the official game ball supplier for the USL Championship, League One, League Two, W League and Academy through 2025. The introduction of the W League game ball will be the first game ball in the history of the women’s league, which is set to kick off its inaugural season in 2022.
“We’re thrilled to be able to continue our partnership with SELECT,” said USL Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Partnerships, Josh Keller. “SELECT is one of the most recognizable and respected brands in this space, and throughout our youth to professional pathway, players, coaches and clubs know that they will be using the best on-field balls in the game.”
In addition to providing the game balls, SELECT will be introducing new designs each season for USL’s professional properties, and every other year for the pre-professional and academy leagues. SELECT will also serve as the presenting sponsor of USL’s “Save of the Week” segment during the Championship and League One seasons.
“SELECT is elated to continue our relationship with all the USL Leagues and Properties,” said SELECT Director of Sales, Charley Dumphy. “The USL has been a tremendous partner, and we look forward to continuing to supply their entire organization with the most innovative and best performing balls in the game.”