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Chick-fil-A signs on with Charlotte Independence

By Wade Leaphart , 05/22/17, 1:30PM EDT


The Charlotte Independence announce Chick-fil-A as an official sponsor and presenting sponsor for the June 17th game.

Charlotte, N.C. (May 22, 2017) — Queen City Soccer Club LLC announced today that Chick-fil-A has signed on as an Official Sponsor of the Charlotte Independence. Elements of the partnership include branding, hospitality, promotions, customer appreciation and social media.

The Charlotte Independence make the move to the brand new Sportsplex at Matthews Stadium on June 17, 2017.  The June 17th soccer match will be the first-ever professional sporting event at the new venue and is being presented by Chick-fil-A.

“We are pleased to welcome Chick-fil-A to our family of sponsors," said Wade Leaphart, Charlotte Independence Chief Revenue Officer. "Our group is ready to get to work on behalf of the 43 Metro Charlotte Area restaurants and Operators to build affinity with our fans. And having a brand like Chick-fil-A as part of the game experience is a win for all.”

"We are excited to partner and come alongside the Charlotte Independence in 2017 as the team makes a big move to Matthews Sportsplex", said Mike Crosby, franchise Operator of the Baxter Village Chick-fil-A restaurant, "Come out and join us for a kick off to the teams new home on June 17th brought to you by Chick-fil-A."

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