MIAMI, Florida, CMC- Leading North American insurance provider Allstate Insurance Company will sponsor this year’s edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, organisers announced on Wednesday.
“We are excited to welcome Allstate as an official sponsor of the CONCACAF Gold Cup,” said CONCACAF general secretary Enrique Sanz.
“Allstate has always been a great supporter of the sport in general and in the US in particular, and we are pleased to announce their involvement in this year’s Gold Cup, to be played in 13 cities across the United States and, for the first time, in Canada as well”.
Allstate Insurance Company joins CONCACAF as first-time sponsor of the Gold Cup — the preeminent national team tournament of the North, Central America and Caribbean region.
The company has a history of supporting football events in North America, including backing for the US and Mexican national teams and Major League Soccer.
The 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup will be played from July 7-26, involving 12 teams from the region.
To date, 11 of the 12 participating national teams have qualified for this year’s tournament — Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago and the United States.
The final spot will be decided later this month, through a play-off between the fifth-place finishers of the 2014 UNCAF Copa Centroamericana (Honduras) and the 2014 Caribbean Football Union Caribbean Cup (French Guiana).