FC Lorient Announces Kappa Kit Deal

Next season's kits of French Ligue 1 club FC Lorient will be made for the first time by Kappa. Adidas has been making Lorient's kits since the 2014-15 season.

Lorient Announces 5-Year Kappa Kit Deal

Kappa will be making Lorient's jerseys until at least 2022.

The new Kappa Lorient kit deal is valid for five years. No other contract details have been revealed yet. Kappa currently also makes the kits for French clubs SCO Angers and SC Bastia.

"We are very happy and proud to open a new page of our history with Kappa from next season. We wish to collaborate on the duration and thus to live, in the best way, this partnership that unites us until 2022 " says Loïc Féry, President of Lorient. "We share common values with Kappa and I hope we can wear them proudly to delight our supporters, our partners and all the supporters of FC Lorient."

"Kappa is very happy to be able to accompany FC Lorient on a significant long-term commitment for our group, the Club will be an important vector of images, a key element of our communication in France," said François -Xavier Chupin, President of Kappa France. "We are excited about the idea of writing a new story with a club that shares the values of our brand: commitment, closeness, authenticity. Kappa will be able to bring its expertise, flexibility and quality of service to the club every day with beautiful projects for the next five seasons. We bet that our collections and our jerseys will delight the fans!"

Adidas recently also lost Olympique Marseille to Puma and currently only have one team left in the Ligue 1 from the 2018-19 season: Olympique Lyonnais.

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