These are the new Albania jerseys 2016/17, the Albanian national team’s new uniforms for Euro 2016 and other international games in the 16/17 season. The strips have been made by Italian firm Macron, with whom the national federation have inked a six year contract running till 2021.
Albania, coached by Gianni de Biasi, made history by qualifying for Euro 2016- their first major football tournament, and pipped the likes of Serbia and Denmark to secure an automatic spot behind group winners Portugal. Their most recognisable player is their veteran skipper Lorik Cana, who has plied his trade for the likes of PSG, Marseille, Sunderland and Lazio in the past and is currently with FC Nantes.
Another noteworthy name is exciting youngster Elseid Hysaj, the Napoli defender, who became his country’s most expensive player following his transfer to Stadio San Paolo
Macron have unveiled three new kits- red home, white away and black third. Continue reading
This is what appears to be the new Ukraine home shirt 16/17, also Ukraine’s Euro 2016 jersey for next summer’s European Championships. Ukraine qualified through the playoffs, seeing off Slovenia over two legs to book their spot at France 2016.
While this Ukraine Euro 2016 shirt hasn’t been officially released, it’s very likely to be the real deal. Adidas have given Ukraine the same tartan template that has also been employed in the Scotland and Bosnia shirts. Continue reading
Last in the long list of Adidas Euro 2016 kit releases today is the new Germany away top for Euro 2016 and the 16/17 season, and this one will easily attract the most attention, with Adidas having produced a reversible jersey for Die Mannschaft. The likes of Bastian Schweinsteiger (Manchester United), Mesut Ozil (Arsenal), Andre Schurrle (former Chelsea and now Wolfsburg), Emre Can (Liverpool) and their teammates will have the option of wearing the kit as both a regular playing strip and as training wear. Continue reading
After revealing their new Euro 2016 home kit a few days back, Adidas and Belgium have followed it up with the release of their new away kit for France 2016. The new alternate strip will be worn by the likes of Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City) and Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona and former Arsenal), Simon Mignolet (Liverpool) and their teammates in France next summer.
Belgium boss Marc Wilmots has however said that he is not a fan of the away kit, calling it a “cyclist’s uniform” Continue reading