Manchester City are one of the elite teams representing England in the top level of European soccer, the UEFA Champions League. The Citizens have joined Nike’s exclusive “Night Rising” club, where teams worlwide will share a special design with a unique history for each one, and the club from Manchester have presented theirs.
The colors are inspired by an away kit worn in 1999 in one of the most epic games from the club’s history, when they came back from a 2-0 disadvantage and secured promotion to the second division in Wembley. This kit has a unique and modern look, featuring gradient to black on the sleeves and shorts. Black socks complete the change kit, with an alternative option in green in case of color clashes.
The jersey has a simple round collar, using black to paint Nike and Etihad Airways logos. Manchester City crest appears in a special black and green variation that stands out in the overall design. The kit is set to make it’s debut against Sunderland on September 22 in the English Football League Cup.
Nike’s latest technological innovations deliver maximum comfort for elite players at the highest competition level. Dri-FIT fabric combines laser-cut ventilation holes strategically placed in key areas with mesh insertions on the front and back panels to increase air flow and help regulate player’s body temperature and keep them dry.
Manchester City 2015/16 Third Kit will be soon available at WorldSoccerShop.com.