Johannesburg - Kaizer Chiefs have unveiled their new home and away kits for the
upcoming 2018/19 season.
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For over fifteen years, the club, in
conjunction with Nike, have produced jerseys that celebrate the rich heritage
and tradition of Amakhosi.
The new home kit features a modern design
with the iconic gold shirt complemented by bold diagonal black stripes running
across the torso – the stripes representing traditional spears rising together
to create a sense of motion and unity on the field.
Paying tribute to the team’s strong
heritage, the away jersey is dominated by bold, regal purple - paying homage to
African royalty - strong and unbreakable like the new team. The vibrant away
kit is completed with black shorts and purple socks.
“Our long-standing partnership with Nike
has produced many distinctive kit designs that have become part of our history,
and this year is no different,” said Jessica Motaung, Marketing Director at
“With the world celebrating the centenary
year of Tata Madiba’s birth, we are sure that the former statesman would have
been proud of this jersey just like his fondness of the Kaizer Chiefs jersey
that he wore in 2002.”
Innovation was key in developing the new
kit, featuring Nike’s DRI-FIT technology which enhances ventilation to increase
comfort and speed. The kit is made from Nike’s ground-breaking polyester, a
lightweight fabric that is breathable while still maintaining a strong knit
“The stylish, fashionable design is
augmented by advancements in the fabric technology to give the garment a more
comfortable feel and enable players to perform better on the pitch,” Motaung said.
“We are once again thankful to Nike for
another iconic home and away jersey.”
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Fans can look forward to a striking new
collection that consists not only of the home and away kit, but also a training
jersey and tracksuit. Following the launch of the club’s first female jersey in
2017, the new shirt is available in a slim-fit, female silhouette for the
fearless female supporter.
“It is important to recognise our ladies
and the role they play in supporting the team and having a special design for
them is important to us,” concluded Motaung.
SEE THE KIT BELOW:
Kaizer Chiefs 2018/19 Home jersey
Kaizer Chiefs 2018/19 Away jersey
Kaizer Chiefs 2018/19 female jersey