FRESNO, Calif. – Community Medical Centers, the largest healthcare provider in central California, will be Fresno Football Club’s back-of-jersey sponsor for the organization’s United Soccer League and Premier Development League sides for the 2018 and 2019 seasons, the club announced today.
“As we continue to lay the foundation for Fresno Football Club, we’re proud to announce our sponsorship with the Valley’s leading medical care provider,” said Fresno FC general manager Frank Yallop. “Community Medical Centers cares about the people they serve, are inclusive of everyone, and support the health and well-being of the San Joaquin Valley – all qualities The Foxes strive for.”
Community Medical Centers operates four hospitals along with several long-term care, outpatient and other healthcare facilities across the central San Joaquin Valley. They are The Foxes’ third jersey sponsor, joining El Mexicano and Mercedes-Benz of Fresno as supporters of local soccer.
“We look forward to Fresno Football Club’s first season,” said Craig Castro, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Community Medical Centers. “Having a professional team here is not only terrific for Fresno and the region’s avid soccer fans, but it’s also great inspiration for thousands of Valley kids who enjoy playing the game.”
Los Zorros will make their professional debut Saturday, March 17 against fellow USL expansion franchise Las Vegas Lights FC at Chukchansi Park in downtown Fresno. Tickets can be purchased at FresnoFC.com or at the stadium’s box office. Other matches are March 24 against LA Galaxy II and March 31 against OKC Energy FC. Kickoff for all three matches is 7 p.m.
About Community Medical Centers
Community Medical Centers, the leading healthcare provider in the central San Joaquin Valley, is a private, not-for-profit healthcare network based in Fresno that's led by local leaders and physicians focused on addressing the diverse needs and issues of central California. CMC operates four hospitals along with several long-term care, outpatient and other healthcare facilities, with the mission to improve the health status of the community and promote medical education, regardless of income level or social demographics.
About Fresno Football Club
Fresno Football Club, the Central Valley’s first professional soccer club, is a member of the United Soccer League (USL). The club opens its inaugural season in March 2018 and will host home matches at Chukchansi Park in beautiful downtown Fresno. FFC exists to provide a top-class, inclusive and dynamic sporting experience in one of the nation’s most diverse regions. For more information, visit FresnoFC.com.