Durham, NC. Tobacco Road FC is excited to announce Durham based Roca’s Welding as Title Sponsor for its inaugural 2017 Premier Development League campaign. The agreement will promote Roca’s Welding prominently on the front of the club’s primary home and away game jerseys.
“We are thrilled to team up with Roca’s Welding to promote the beautiful game of soccer throughout the Durham community,” said Tobacco Road FC President Seth Kaplan. “We’ve known Roberto for a number of years and his passion for soccer as well as his desire to provide professional opportunities to all demographics is directly in line with our Club’s vision. He shares our spirit of hard work, and his dedication to his craft is truly unique. We believe that this partnership will bring tremendous benefit to both organizations.”
This agreement brings together two Durham-based businesses passionate about enhancing the local community through the game of soccer. Additionally, Roca’s Welding and Tobacco Road FC will partner to establish initiatives aimed at providing increased visibility for the welding industry and employment opportunities throughout the City of Durham. “I have competed with and against Roberto for many years. His passion for the game of soccer and perfecting his professional craft is contagious. It is a privilege to partner with a person and organization that mirrors our club’s vision and dedication to success,” said Tobacco Road FC Co-Founder and Sporting Director Cedric Burke.
“Growing up in a disadvantaged environment with little direction, soccer was an integral part of my life. It gave me the focus and drive to accomplish goals I never dreamed possible. The discipline required to become a professional soccer player gave me the tools necessary to operate a successful business. By giving back to the community, I hope to inspire future leaders and entrepreneurs.” – Roberto “Roca” Lopez
About Tobacco Road FC
Founded in 2014, Tobacco Road FC is a semi-professional men’s soccer club based in Durham, NC. The club competes in the Premier Development League. The Premier Development league consists of 72 teams nationwide and functions as Major League Soccer’s primary developmental and player showcase platform. The club plays home matches at Durham County Memorial Stadium.
About Roca’s Welding
Durham, NC based Roca’s Welding is a proven and trusted welding and fabrication provider in the triangle area. With a reputation built upon quality workmanship and timely completion of work, Roca’s Welding is quickly expanding across the region.