Nike and SAFA unveil the latest South Africa football shirt in 2016 cooperatively. Bafana will participate in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in next week, the first home game in South Africa.
The president of South African Football Association Danny Jordaan says, “We are confident to stimulate the stronger fighting capacity through publishing new South Africa football shirt at a suitable instant. Nike provides the best devices for us. Youth will feel the power of the whole country.
Following the long-term traditions of the South Africa, there are green stripes running through each side of football shirt, matching shorts. When players in movement, they’ll be extensive with actions, providing the most breathable materials to players. Green linear drawings are on the back of socks, showing dynamic calf of players and exaggerating the presenting of speed.
King Protea, emblem of South Africa and the “Swoosh” logo are printed on the upper left, at the center of chest and the upper right.
Sustainability takes the priority over other things like design and color while. Nike promises to equip the incomparable advantages with football shirts and less effects on environment.
Each kit is made by 16 recycled plastic bottles on average. Since 2010, Nike has diverted almost 3 billion bottles from landfills, enough to cover over 5200 full-sized football pitches.