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By HUSC, 03/08/23, 8:45PM EST


Hamilton, ON – (March 31, 2023) – Forge FC announced on Friday local youth soccer club Hamilton United Elite as an official Forge FC Development Club.

“We are pleased to officially welcome Hamilton United into our organization as a Forge FC Development Club,” said Forge FC Technical Director and Head Coach Bobby Smyrniotis. “We look forward to supporting the youth players and staff under one common club philosophy of Forge FC”

As part of the multi-faceted agreement, Forge FC will provide technical leadership and guidance to the youth club’s coaching staff for the benefit of all players in the club. Hamilton United Elite has also adopted the Forge FC colours, Spark Orange, Platinum Steel Grey, and Waterfall White, as seen in its new logo and will proudly showcase the Forge FC Development Club design on team apparel, in marketing material and at all home matches.

“We are confident that this will be a game-changer for our club and soccer community,” said Hamilton United President, Sam Di Santo “This partnership will provide our club with access to new resources, expertise, and opportunities for growth.”

Forge FC will also be providing season passes to the youth team players of Hamilton United Elite, giving them the exciting opportunity to support the three-time CPL champions live in action at Tim Hortons Field while showing great pride for Hamilton’s club. This partnership is not just about delivering an exceptional soccer experience but also inspiring and motivating the next generation.

Hamilton United now joins the long-time Forge FC youth club, Sigma FC, within the Forge youth structure. Additional announcements are expected in the near future, recognizing Forge FC Partner Clubs from across the Greater Hamilton area and beyond.