Adidas From 2020?! Boca Juniors Wants Nike To Make Decision About Kit Deal

Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Update #2: Argentinian newspaper El Clarín revealed more details about the proposal made by Adidas for Boca Juniors. Adidas' offer for Boca Juniors is not only financially bigger than what Nike paid, the proposal also offers greater international projection to the club than is currently made by Nike.

In addition to the ten million dollars per season, the offer includes bonuses for sports goals achieved, sales royalties in the country and abroad and exclusive clothing for the male and female team, in addition to a greater international projection of the club in stores of the brand in international territory.

Nike Can Still Match Adidas' Boca Juniors Offer In Last Minute

A source of the club that was contacted by the Argentine newspaper, however, bets that until the last minute Nike should cover the proposal, since he said the club is "strategic for the brand in Argentina" and is the "main club of the supplier in South America" and give up Boca, would deliver on a plate to its main competitor an important market on the continent.

On the other hand, Fernando Colombo, marketing director of Adidas Argentina avoided giving details about the proposal in an interview given to TNT Sports channel.

"I can't comment on this at the moment, there's been talk for a long time, there are many rumors and you have to be cautious," explained the director of the three stripes, confirming that at least there is interest.

Boca Juniors To Force Nike To Make Decision Until August 29 2019

On July 29, Boca will held an Assembly of Representatives and the agenda talks about the treatment made by the CD related to clothing brands. The details of the proposals received will be presented and - according to their approval - Nike will then be informed of the decision to execute or not its contractual clause to match it. If they don't do it in 30 days, Boca will change clothes after 23 years.

Update: According to Boca Juniors member Mariano Volpini, Adidas has made an offer of 10m USD ($10,000,000) to dress Boca Juniors. The contract will be discussed next month at the assembly. Nike still has a chance to match the offer and continue to make the jerseys for the club.

Adidas Makes 10 Million USD Offer To Become Boca Juniors Kit Supplier From 2020

In May 2019, the Argentine club Boca released a statement in which opens bidding for new supplier of sporting goods (kits) from next season.

Rumors from Argentina suggest that Adidas is set to replace Nike as kit supplier of Boca Juniors in what would be shocking deal in the world of football.

Argentinian soccer giants Boca Juniors' 23-year relationship with US sportswear brand Nike will expire in December 2019. In January 2019, it was reported that Nike's Boca partnership is in danger of coming to an end. Argentinian newspaper Olé suggested that initial negotiations have not been straightforward.

Boca Juniors 19-20 Home Kit Leaked

Adidas currently has a partnership with Boca’s arch-rival River Plate. They already supplied Boca’s kits between 1979 and 1993.

Adidas To Become Boca Juniors Kit Supplier From 2020

According to journalist @JulioPavoni, "Adidas would sign a million-dollar contract with Boca, which would be about 16M U$S per year. This would be a record for football in South America and three times more than Nike is paying for Boca currently.

Leaked Nike Boca 19-20 home kit

Adidas Presents Boca Possible Boca Juniors 2020 Kit

According to journalist @claudiociviello, Adidas also presented what would be the club's 2020 home jersey if they would sign the Adidas deal at the negotiating table. The Boca Juniors kit Adidas presented would be very similar to the 1981 kit.

In 2015, Adidas and River Plate signed an agreement until 2021, which is reported to be worth a total of US$60 million, or US$10 million a year.

River Plate Sign Record-Breaking Adidas Kit Deal

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