Sporting KC Unveils New Black Secondary Jersey
Sporting Kansas City unveiled the club's new secondary jersey on Wednesday, featuring a prominence of black with metallic silver elements.
The secondary kit will be available to purchase beginning at 5 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Feb. 28, when Sporting KC hosts its official Season Kickoff Party, presented by Ivy Investments. The free event at Children's Mercy Park - held in partnership with adidas and Bud Light - will be open to the public with Sporting KC players in attendance.
Furthermore, all supporters who purchase the new kit at the Season Kickoff Party will receive a $20 SportingStyle gift card at checkout. More information about the season-opening celebration will be announced in the near term.
In conjunction with the jersey launch on Feb. 28, Sporting KC's new kit will go on sale that evening at MLSstore.com/SportingKC. A matching black anthem jacket will also be available to buy online and at the Season Kickoff Party.
This kit is an evolution of our previous argyle kits, showcasing a high-end Reflex Black with metallic accents," said John Moncke, Sporting KC Vice President of Brand Revenue. "Five years ago we launched the black argyle kit, then followed that up with a clean white and metallic argyle kit in 2015. This time we used a new black reflective argyle detail on the hem and back that looks amazing.
"We continue to have a great collaboration with the adidas team. The process of designing this kit began two years ago, and we worked on the details weekly."
Sporting KC kit elements: Reflex Black with metallic accents
Metallic silver Sporting KC shield and MLS Cup stars
Black and metallic silver MLS logo
Metallic silver Ivy Investments mark with diamond pattern enhancements
Matte silver names and numbers
Reflective argyle jock tag and back of neck
Black shorts and socks with metallic silver adidas Three Stripes
The secondary kit will accompany Sporting KC's primary uniform throughout the 2018 MLS season. Manager Peter Vermes' men kick off the campaign at Children's Mercy Park on Sunday, March 4, hosting New York City FC at 6:30 p.m. CT in a nationally televised showdown on FS1. Tickets for the match are available now at SeatGeek.com.
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