Dallas Cup Executive Director Gordon Jago announced today a sponsorship with Nike. “We are extremely delighted to join the Nike Family which gives us the opportunity to elevate the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup tournament to an even higher level. With Nike’s GLOBAL influence in soccer we will have increased visibility to the very best Youth International teams competing in the Super Group here in Dallas every year.”
“The Dallas Cup’s focus on global competition makes it one of the most prestigious tournaments in America,” said Nike’s Monica Rigali. “We are proud to partner withthe Dallas Cup and look forward to working together to make a difference in youth soccer”
Tournament Manager Randy Jones states, “I am really looking forward to working with Nike to bring top quality European and Latin American youth teams to the tournament to participate in our Super Group.”
The Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXI website (www.dallascup.com) will have the latest information as it develops. Check the site frequently for the latest news.”
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