Western United announce partnership with Italian sports brand Kappa

Western United are sure to be one of the best-dressed teams in the competition when they run out for their debut Hyundai A-League campaign wearing a team strip produced by iconic sportswear manufacturer Kappa. 

United, who will line up for their first campaign in October of this year, have announced a new partnership with the global brand, which will be the club’s official apparel partner.

The deal will see the Italian sportswear giant supply the club with home and away strips and training apparel for players and staff.

In 2019, Western United will join the likes of Leeds United, Napoli and Torino – as well as the recently announced English club Aston Villa – in wearing Kappa apparel. 

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Lorenzo Insigne wearing Kappa kit
Kappa sponsor several high-profile clubs around the world, including Lorenzo Insigne's Napoli

As well as football, the brand has for more than half a century produced distinctive, quality garments for basketball, volleyball, auto racing, skiing, sailing, golf, fencing and martial arts.

“WUFC is delighted to announce a partnership with a brand that boasts over 100 years of footballing history,” Western United's chief executive officer Maurice Bisetto said.

“As a new club in the Hyundai A-League we’ve got an opportunity to write a new piece of history and we need a quality product, with the right pedigree, to help us do this.”

Kappa Australia CEO Ze’ev Bogaty said: “We are very pleased to be partnering with Western United Football Club and would like to thank Mr Bisetto and the team as we establish what we hope will become a strong, long-term and extremely beneficial partnership for both WUFC and Kappa. 

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“The partnership is a fantastic opportunity to support the A-league’s newest club and its representatives on the national stage.”

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