Capelli Sport

Capelli Sport is an American sportswear and footwear company based in New York, United States, subsidiary of the GMA Accessories Inc.[1] Founded in 2011 by Lebanon-born and New York-based entrepreneur George Altirs,[2] Capelli Sport also has locations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa under Capelli Europe GmbH, and in China under GMA Shanghai.[1][3]

Capelli Sport
IndustryTextile, footwear
Founded2011; 11 years ago (2011)
FounderGeorge Altirs
United States
Area served
Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa
Key people
George Altirs (CEO)
Jay Teitelbaum (VP)
ProductsApparel, footwear, sportswear, sports equipment
ParentGMA Accessories Inc.
SubsidiariesCapelli New York (USA)
GMA Shanghai (China)
Capelli Europe (Europe)

Capelli Sport has focused on the soccer market,[4] producing kits, goalkeeper gloves, and balls, as well as casual wear – such as t-shirts, hoodies, jackets and leggings – and accessories, such as bags and hats.[5] Capelli's footwear products include sneakers and football boots.[5]


On January 24, 2017, Capelli Sport signed a corporate partnership with the Rochester Rhinos, a United Soccer League team, and their stadium was renamed Capelli Sport Stadium.[6] Since January 20, 2021, Capelli Sport has held 40.1% of the shares of German soccer club MSV Duisburg.[7]

Capelli Sport has equipped various soccer teams, most notably AEK Athens, MSV Duisburg, and the Lebanon national team.[1]


The following is a list of professional teams sponsored by Capelli Sport:[8]


National teams


National teams


National teams


  1. ^ a b c "Capelli Sport - Teams, Kit Designs, Teamwear & History | Small Brands Case Study". Footy Headlines. Retrieved April 3, 2021.
  2. ^ Pearce, James. "Daniel Agger: Hurt by Rodgers, learning from Liverpool lessons and back in football after '100 per cent' leaving it". The Athletic. Retrieved February 20, 2022.
  3. ^ "Phoenix Arizona: La Major League Futsal anuncia la asociación con Capelli Sport". (in Spanish). Retrieved April 3, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "CAPELLI SPORT". Retrieved April 4, 2021.
  5. ^ a b "SOCCER EQUIPMENT". Retrieved April 4, 2021.
  6. ^ Rhinos, Rochester (January 24, 2017). "Rochester Rhinos, Capelli Sport Announce Major Partnership". Rochester Rhinos. Retrieved April 3, 2021.
  7. ^ Presseabteilung, MSV Duisburg-. "Kapitalerhöhung: Capelli Sport und MSV bauen Vertrauensverhältnis weiter aus". MSV Duisburg. Retrieved April 3, 2021.
  8. ^ "PRO TEAMS". Capelli Sport. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  9. ^ "Capelli Sport X BSG Wismut Gera". BSG Wismut Gera. July 11, 2022. Retrieved July 11, 2022.
  10. ^ "Capelli Sport X F91 Düdelingen". Capelli Sport Europe. March 14, 2022. Retrieved June 21, 2022.
  11. ^ "Central Valley Fuego FC". Capelli Sport. May 21, 2021. Retrieved July 19, 2022.

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