Joliet (April 12, 2023) – Steel City FC announced, for the second consecutive season, that Ozinga will be its presenting partner in 2023. The iconic Ozinga logo will prominently feature on the front of Steel City FC’s primary match jersey, merchandise and in-stadium signage.
The partnership allows the semi-professional soccer team to expand the platform in which it amplifies young adults pursuing their dreams in the south and southwest suburbs.
It's not only elite soccer players that are benefiting from the expansion that Ozinga is fostering. Young adults pursuing careers in broadcasting, marketing, media, photography and journalism use the Steel City platform to gain real-world experience in their fields.
“The partnership between Steel City and Ozinga is a great example of the positive impact Ozinga makes on individuals, their families and the communities where they live and work,” said Steel City Chairman, Ivaldo Basso.
Supporters can learn more about Ozinga’s American story of hard work and determination at ozinga.com, and can follow and interact with Ozinga on Facebook and Instagram @Ozinga.
About Ozinga: Ozinga is a fourth-generation family-owned American business in the construction materials industry. They make a positive impact on individuals, their families and the community for generations by providing concrete, aggregates and cement that help build a better future.
D'Arcy Buick GMC is a leader supporting Joliet. Terry D'Arcy was elected mayor of state's 3rd largest city in 2023. This is the 3rd year of Steel City's partnership with D'Arcy.
D'Arcy collaborated on "The Prison Kit," our alternate kit that honors historic Joliet Prison.
We celebrate at the final whistle not just because we've won (again). It's also for Niko's Pizzeria & Grill, who feeds us post-game.
Joliet is lucky to have Nikos Lippas, a large-hearted, hard working football fan serving the community.
We are honored to be Niko's 2nd favorite team behind his hometown PAS RAXH in Greece, a team that shares our colors and roots in the country's lower divisions.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is in its third season supporting Steel City.
For the ninth year in a row, the orthopedic program at RUSH continues its tradition of excellence by earning a #1 ranking in the state of Illinois.
The accolades are also national! Orthopedics at Rush is ranked No. 5 in the nation by the US News & World Report.