Richmond, VA – (Friday, April 3, 2009) – The Richmond Kickers and HCA Virginia are pleased to unveil the new adidas jersey for the 2009 season. The Kickers pro players will begin wearing the new adidas Tiro jersey at the home opener against the Carolina RailHawks this Saturday, April 4th. The Richmond Kickers Youth Soccer Club will transition to the new jersey this fall.
The home jersey features the Kickers signature red with edgy, white accents and the adidas three-striping at the shoulders. The Kickers will wear an all-white Tiro jersey while on the road. The recently redesigned compass logo of the Kickers front-of-jersey sponsor, HCA Virginia, is prominently showcased at the center of the jersey. The Richmond Kickers logo, along with the three gold stars representing each of the club’s Championship titles is embroidered on the left chest.
The Richmond Kickers Youth Soccer Club and its 60+ Academy, Elite and Classic travel teams will begin wearing the new jersey this fall. The red, home jersey will feature the Ukrop’s logo on the back while the white, away jersey will include the First Market Bank logo on the back.
The entire jersey is constructed with a moisture-wicking weave for sweat control, cool comfort and a lightweight feel. The state-of-the-art ClimaLite® moisture control provides cool on-field comfort.
The Kickers pro team will debut the new jersey at the home opener this Saturday, April 4th when the Kickers host USL First Division side Carolina RailHawks at 7:00 pm at Sports Backers Stadium. Tickets are $12/adult and $7/youth (ages 3-17) and are on sale now via RichmondKickers.com.