• March 25, 2019

Westford, Massachusetts (March 25, 2019) – PUMA North America Inc. is excited to announce that PUMA will become the official sponsor of the Boys ECNL starting April of 2019.

The core values of the Boys ECNL could not more accurately or adeptly describe the type of youth soccer league PUMA is proud to call a partner. 

Based on the power of grass-roots collaboration and leadership, and supported by the core values of innovation, respect, development, opportunity and excellence, the Boys ECNL is challenging the status quo in American youth boys soccer.  Founded in 2017, this fall the Boys ECNL will include nearly 90 clubs across the country participating in a holistic platform to raise standards in training, coaching, competition, and club development.

PUMA and the Boys ECNL will work closely together in all key aspects to launch the partnership in 2019, including:

  • Official Technical Supplier for Boys ECNL League and Events
  • Official Ball Sponsor for all Games
  • Official Technical Supplier for Boys ECNL National Training Camp
  • On-Site Activation at Key Events
  • Field Decoration & Branding for all National Events

With this relationship the Boys ECNL joins one of the most storied brands in the history of men’s soccer, alongside some of the best clubs, players, and leagues in the world.  The Boys ECNL is the only American youth soccer league sponsored by PUMA.  

“The Boys ECNL is firmly committed to offering the most innovative and collaborative platform for boys youth soccer in this country.  Our partnership with PUMA will help set an exciting new tone for the Boys ECNL identity and competition, helping us reach new levels of quality with one of the hottest brands in sport.” Jason Kutney, Boys ECNL Commissioner

“PUMA is excited to be working with one of the top boys leagues in the United States.   The Boys ECNL will be a great platform for PUMA to showcase our brand to some of the best clubs, players, and families across the country, in an incredibly dynamic and exciting environment.  We very much look forward to our partnership that will start in April at their national event in San Diego.” Rob Plunkett, Director Sales – PUMA Soccer

PUMA North America, Inc.


PUMA: PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For over 65 years, PUMA has established a history of making fast product designs for the fastest athletes on the planet. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running, Training and Fitness, Golf, and Motorsports. It engages in exciting collaborations with renowned design brands such as Alexander McQueen and Mihara Yasuhiro to bring innovative and fast designs to the sports world. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf, Tretorn, Dobotex and Brandon. The company distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employs more than 10,000 people worldwide, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany. For more information, please visit

About Boys Elite Clubs National League: The Boys Elite Clubs National League (Boys ECNL) was founded to provide a top class, club-based development, training, and competition platform for youth male soccer players in the United States. The mission of the Boys ECNL is to improve the landscape for players in the United States through innovative, player-centered programming that raises standards of quality and improves the player experience in all aspects of the game.  The Boys ECNL is sanctioned by US Club Soccer and is sponsored by PUMA North America.