NASHVILLE (April 26, 2017) – Nashville Soccer Club has announced Nissan as a founding partner and the club’s first jersey-sponsor.
Nissan has strong ties to Nashville with its North American headquarters in Franklin, Tenn., its vehicle and battery assembly plant in Smyrna, Tenn., and powertrain plant in Decherd, Tenn., employing more than 12,000 in the area.
“Nissan is the perfect fit for our first jersey sponsor. The company is a pillar of the Middle Tennessee community and an iconic, global brand recognized for its commitment to the game of soccer,” said Court Jeske, CEO of Nashville SC. “Nissan’s reputation as an innovative, global brand is one we aspire to build at this club. We look forward to working together to grow the sport while engaging the community.”
Nashville SC is the most recent addition to Nissan’s global soccer portfolio, which includes partnerships with UEFA Champions League and the English Premier League’s Manchester City, as well as sponsorship of the Mexican National Team’s U.S. Tour.
Nissan will make its first in-game appearance on the jerseys of the Nashville SC U23 amateur team May 6, when they begin play in the Premier Development League. To find out more about Nashville SC, visit NashvilleSC.com.
About Nashville SC
Nashville SC is Nashville’s professional soccer team, slated to begin play in the USL in 2018. The Nashville SC U23 team kicks off in May at Vanderbilt Stadium. To buy tickets and get more information, including how to place your NSC 1779 Club membership deposit, visit NashvilleSC.com.
About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.