On Thursday, May 5th at the Houston Dutch Lions FC soccer facility, the Dutch Lions FC NPSL team had a press conference for their inaugural NPSL season 2016. Co-owner Dennis Kroeze and head coach Marco Pruis were talking about the upcoming NPSL season.

Co-owner Dennis Kroeze revealed during the press conference that the premium beer brand Heineken is the new gear sponsor for the Dutch Lions FC NPSL team.

“We are very pleased and honored to have a global brand, Heineken, to sponsor our NPSL team.  Having roots in the Netherlands, Heineken and the Dutch Lions FC are a perfect fit to become partners for a long time.”

The Dutch Lions FC mentioned that branding is one of the most important factors. With such a great brand as Heineken and the strong brand Dutch Lions FC the club is proud to serve the Conroe/Woodlands community.

Heineken proudly sponsors the Major League Soccer (MLS) and the UEFA Champions League in Europe. Their flagship brand, Heineken, is a progressive and innovative leader. From its origins as a 19th-century local beer, brewed in Amsterdam, it has transformed into a global icon. Served in 192 countries, Heineken is the world’s most international premium beer brand.

Throughout the Dutch Lions FC NPSL team Heineken will be recognized on each jersey.

The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is the successor to the Men’s Premier Soccer League (MPSL), which was formed in 2002.  The league started in the West Region with teams from the Northern California area.  In 2005, the league expanded to a national format with the introduction of a Midwest region.  The NPSL expanded further in 2007 by adding a Northeast region.  In 2011, with the addition of a Southeast region, the National Premier Soccer League has truly become a nationwide league.  In 2014, NPSL became the largest national soccer league in the US Soccer development pyramid with over 80 teams all over the country.  Over 30 expansion teams joined the NPSL for the 2014 season.

The Dutch Lions FC NPSL team is looking forward to their inaugural season together with the partnership of Heineken. For more information, you can follow the Dutch Lions FC on godutchlions.com. Dutch Lions FC NPSL can also be followed through social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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