Nike Confirmed as England National Team’s New Kit Supplier
By Community | September 3, 2012
The English Football Association (FA) have confirmed an exciting new partnership with Nike that will see them create kits for every England team.
The world’s leading sportswear firm will design and make the clothing for men and women’s sides at every level.
England’s first kits to bear the Nike Swoosh will be launched in Spring next year, bronchi as The FA marks its 150th anniversary and the agreement runs until 31 July 2018.
The deal, recipe first reported by iSportconnect on Wednesday, clinic represents a substantial investment, which will be reinvested by The FA back into the game across all levels, from the Senior team to grassroots.
As part of the partnership kit and match-balls will be supplied to all of Club England’s 24 football teams at every level, including the men’s national teams, women’s, Futsal, disability and amateur.
- Also sponsorship and support of St. George’s Park, the home of the National Football Centre in Burton-upon-Trent, which in addition to hosting the England Senior team will train and develop a generation of coaches, referees and medical staff every year.
Wembley Stadium will also receive some benefits with Nike becoming a supporting partner with the FA Cup receiving the same benefits along with match-balls for every round.
FA General Secretary Alex Horne said: “I am delighted that The FA has secured this new wide-ranging and comprehensive partnership with Nike.
“It is an extremely exciting time for both parties with the opening of St. George’s Park this year and The FA’s 150th anniversary in 2013.
“I would also like to place on record our gratitude to Umbro and their significant contribution to the game, The FA and England teams, over a 60-year period.”
Nike Brand President Charlie Denson added: “The pride and passion of England fans is renowned throughout the football world and we are delighted to partner with The FA.
“We look forward to supporting England teams at every level with innovative product technology and playing our part to help develop the future of English football through our support of St. George’s Park.”