Sprint Renews CONCACAF Gold Cup Sponsorship for 2015 Edition as Official U.S. Wireless Provider

Miami (Tuesday, May 19, 2015) - The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and its commercial partnership agency, Traffic Sports, announced today that Sprint, a leading national wireless provider and telecommunications company, will once again sponsor the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2015.

“We are pleased to welcome back Sprint, as the Official U.S. Wireless Provider of the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015,” said CONCACAF General Secretary Enrique Sanz. “Sprint has always been a great supporter of international soccer in the Confederation. Sprint has once again proved their interest in helping to bring the international game to fans throughout the region, through this renewed deal.”

With the agreement, Sprint continues a long-term association with the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Including the 2015 Gold Cup, the company has now sponsored five consecutive editions of the tournament dating back to 2007.  

The U.S.-based telecommunications company signs on as the exclusive Official Sponsor of Gold Cup 2015 in the United States telecommunications and wireless sector, and the Official Wireless Provider of Gold Cup. The deal was negotiated by CONCACAF commercial partnership agency Traffic Sports.
 
The 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup will be played from July 7-26, including 12 teams from the region -- in alphabetical order: Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago and the United States.

The Gold Cup will take place in 13 cities across the United States and Canada. Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Phoenix and Toronto will all host group stage double-headers. Baltimore and New York/New Jersey will host the quarterfinals, while Atlanta will play host to the semifinals on July 22. Philadelphia will be the site of the third-place match on July 25, as well as the Final on Sunday, July 26.

Taking place every two years, the Gold Cup has established itself as the region's most popular national team tournament, routinely drawing capacity crowds and millions of viewers across the region. The Gold Cup has been played 12 times since the inaugural edition in 1991.