Atlanta United formally announced a partnership with AT&T as one of its sleeve sponsors today. Some fans noticed thatWe don’t really have much to add here, but we know some of our readers have been interested in this developing situation in recent weeks in connection with the 2021 home kit that launched weeks ago.
Here’s the press release from the club:
Atlanta United today announced that AT&T will be the new sleeve sponsor for the upcoming 2021 season. AT&T will be featured on the left sleeve on the team’s BLVCK primary kit, the King’s Kit secondary and the third kit, which is scheduled to be unveiled later this summer.
“We’re excited to welcome AT&T as a new sleeve sponsor for the 2021 season,” Atlanta United President Darren Eales said. “We value our relationship with AT&T as a founding partner of AMB Sports + Entertainment, and we are proud to now feature them on our jerseys. Atlanta United was one of the few clubs to introduce sleeve partnerships prior to the 2020 season, and we are pleased to be able to continue to explore new partnership opportunities.”
Atlanta will begin its competitive schedule in 2021 in Concacaf Champions League when it faces LD Alajuelense from Costa Rica. The opening leg is scheduled for April 6 (8:00 p.m. EST) in Costa Rica, while the return leg will be on April 13 (6:00 p.m. EST) at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Georgia. The MLS Regular Season begins on April 17 when Atlanta travels to rivals Orlando City SC.