Nike partners with Birmingham Legion FC on merchandise

Written by on May 15, 2018

Nike is now the official supplier for Magic City’s professional soccer team Birmingham Legion Football Club.

Birmingham Legion FC will begin play in 2019.

“We are proud to be a Nike-sponsored soccer club and excited about the partnership as we establish the Legion FC brand,” said Jay Heaps, Legion FC president and general manager. “This partnership will strengthen our position as a team and allow our fans to show their support as they wear the colors of our crest in the community.”

Official Nike-branded Birmingham Legion FC merchandise for men, women and youth is now available for purchase online at BhmLegion.shop. Items will also be available onsite at Birmingham Hammers’ home matches this season.

Birmingham Legion FC adds 4 local owners

The Birmingham Legion Football Club has announced four additional owners ahead of its February 2019 launch in the Magic City.

The USL officially announced Birmingham as one of their team locations on Aug. 8, 2017. The summer 2018 Premier Development League season will be played under the ‘Birmingham Hammers’ name, with formal 2019 USL season play ensuing under the “Legion” identity.

Birmingham Legion FC will play its home games at UAB following the completion of the university’s stadium expansion. The expansion of UAB’s current soccer stadium was approved by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustee earlier this year.

Legion FC will sign an eight-year lease with UAB after the completion of the venue.


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