PAPILLION, Neb. (July 16, 2020) – Union Omaha announced today a season-long partnership with ThriveFantasy - a daily fantasy sports and eSports platform - to offer free-to-play prop contests throughout the 2020 USL League One Season. With an exclusive focus on Union Omaha player performances, these contests will provide fans with the chance to win cash and prizes each game.
By focusing solely on top-tier athletes from each sport while streamlining the drafting process, ThriveFantasy has created a unique, daily fantasy experience that gives sports fans the opportunity to compete and succeed at a high level.
“There are strategic partnerships that teams look back on as game-changers,” said Union Omaha CEO, Gary Green. “ThriveFantasy has the potential to help us engage our fans on a whole new level. Our supporters and soccer fans are going to love the opportunity to win!”
ThriveFantasy contests, games and rules are found on the official ThriveFantasy app available on Google Play and the App Store. For more information, please visit ThriveFantasy.com
"We are excited to move forward with Union Omaha as we look to bring a new, fun experience to their fanbase and the USL,” said ThriveFantasy Founder and CEO, Adam Weinstein. “We believe that player props are a unique way to engage fans with every moment of a soccer game and ThriveFantasy contests will single-handedly bring fans closer to the action minute by minute.”
The ThriveFantasy platform will be available for the first game on July 25, against New England Revolution II.
ABOUT UNION OMAHA
Union Omaha is the eleventh team to play in League One and the only professional soccer team in the state of Nebraska. USL League One is a United States Soccer Federation-sanctioned professional men’s soccer league that has just completed its inaugural season and occupies the third tier of the American soccer landscape, below USL Championship (tier two) and Major League Soccer (tier one). Union Omaha will play its home matchers at Werner Park in Sarpy County, also home to the Omaha Storm Chasers of Minor League Baseball. The team is led by Head Coach Jay Mims on the field and COO Matt Homonoff in the front office. The team’s inaugural season will kick off in March 2020. Learn more about Union Omaha at unionomaha.com.