The Russian Football Union (RUF) are apparently searching for a brand-new technical sponsor for 2023 as well as beyond. Adidas naturally suspended their handle the federation after Russia attacked Ukraine early in 2015.
RUSSIA SEARCHING FOR NEW KIT DISTRIBUTOR
Since Adidas suspended Russia’s sell March of 2022, the nationwide group nonetheless played 3 pleasant suits in Adidas gear. In a funny turn of occasions, the RUF only currently specified they will certainly “refuse to wear the German brand name’s tools”.
WE WILL CERTAINLY DECLINE TO USE THE GERMAN BRAND NAME’S EQUIPMENT
” We can claim with confidence that in 2023 we will certainly not have an Adidas attire,” RFU President Dyukov claimed. “When will there be a new companion? In the very first quarter. We are now discussing – there will be a brand-new technical sponsor.”
Adidas as well as Russia had been partnered given that 2008, expanding their long-lasting deal until 2026 not even 2 years earlier. It seems Russia’s only option in terms of a package maker is a brand from Russia or one from a country supportive to Vladimir Putin as well as his criminal offenses.
The Russian football federation declares to be discussing currently, specifying a new kit producer will certainly be located by March/April. Nevertheless, we will likely not see these brand-new kits at work at a major event for a while.
Russia have actually been feeling the effects of their actions in Ukraine, as FIFA and also UEFA outlawed them from the Globe Cup 2022 and also Euro 2024 qualifiers. With Russia and Putin proceeding the battle, it looks significantly not likely that they will certainly redeem themselves at any time soon.
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