WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 21, 2020)
– D.C. United to feature EagleBank logo placement on the left sleeve of the team’s home and away jerseys for the remainder of the 2020 Major League Soccer (MLS) season, beginning with the club’s first match away to FC Cincinnati on Friday, August 21, as the league continues play in local markets.
The partnership between EagleBank and D.C. United dates back to the grand opening of Audi Field in 2018. The EagleBank Club, found at Audi Field, is one of the most dynamic event spaces on both game days and non-game days, seating up to 600 people and offering a full-service bar and flexible seating arrangements. EagleBank has been a driving force in establishing Audi Field’s reputation as one of the most popular sporting venues in Washington, D.C.
“EagleBank is a founding partner of Audi Field,” says Harry Hardy, Senior Vice President of Events & Marketing for D.C. United. “We’re proud and excited to wear their logo on our jerseys as we continue our 2020 season, and we look forward to continuing to strengthen our relationship with such a committed partner.”
EagleBank has been in the metro area for over 20 years, and with 20 locations across Washington, D.C., Maryland, and northern Virginia, it is one of the premier banks for residents and businesses in the District.
“It is EagleBank’s honor to be considered a founding partner of Audi Field, and we are proud to be a jersey sponsor of D.C. United,” says Sam Pepper, EVP and Chief Operating Officer of EagleBank. “We regard supporting our local sports teams as a natural extension of our mission as a community bank, and we look forward to a long and victorious partnership with D.C. United.”
D.C. United will play their first MLS regular season match in local markets since the club’s 2-1 victory on March 7 over Inter Miami CF at Audi Field on Friday, August 21 away to FC Cincinnati.
About D.C. United
One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.
The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013).
About Eagle Bancorp, Inc. and EagleBank
Eagle Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for EagleBank, which commenced operations in 1998. EagleBank is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, and conducts full service commercial banking through 20 offices, located in Suburban, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. EagleBank focuses on building relationships with businesses, professionals and individuals in its marketplace.