Under Armour To Leave Brazil - Sport Recife Announces Umbro Kit Deal

Saturday, 15 June 2019
Brazilian club Sport Recife yesterday announced that they signed a kit deal with Umbro Brazil, which will come into effect in August 2019. The Double Diamond brand replaces Under Armour, who are reported to leave the Brazilian football market.

Under Armour To Leave Brazilian Football Market? Breaks Sport Recife Kit Deal

Umbro Sport Recife 2019-2020 Kit To Be Released In August 2019

No details of the Umbro Sport Recife deal were disclosed by the club. However, according to Brazilian news outlet Jornal do Commercio, the contract has a shorter duration than that of the previous supplier. In addition to a fixed payment, the Lion will receive a percentage of the sales of uniforms.

"We are very happy to be the brand chosen by the board of directors of Sport Club do Recife and will certainly do everything to please in full one of the most passionate fans in Brazil. We are already working on the creation of a uniform that will bring elements that demonstrate the greatness of this champion club," says Paulo Mündel, director of marketing and DTC of Umbro Brazil.

The vice president of marketing of Sport, Diogo Noronha, emphasizes how important it is to establish this partnership "We are very happy with the arrival of Umbro, it was an old desire to dress our passionate fans with the brand. It is a very strong partnership, with an indisputable quality and already known by the Sport fans. We are sure that the red-black people will embrace, as they always have, this new partner," said Diogo.

Representing the wishes of all the fans of the club, the passionate Lion, Jessica Nascimento revealed that there is great hope with the arrival of the new brand. "We've been dreaming for a long time of having a supplier at Sport Recife who loves football, just as we love it. We are all eager to see the new cloaks.

With great tradition also when it comes to selling products and shirts, Rafael Soares, director of marketing of Sport, believes that the new products will be well received by the fans. "We have a really passionate crowd that has a strong history of acquiring everything that represents Sport, and the shirts are the flagship. The tradition and quality of Umbro, certainly will also be embraced by our fans, "said Rafael.

It is planned that the first prices of the Umbro Sport Recife collection, including kits will be released in August 2019. August 2019 is the month from which the partnership between Umbro and Sport Recife will officially begin.

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