The new LOSC Lille kits have been released by New Balance for the 2016/17 season and they are nothing short of wonderful. The kits have been released as part of the 'unleashed' campaign which highlights the clubs passion and determination to rise to the occasion and claim glory.
The home kit commemorates the 70th anniversary of the clubs first double where the claimed the Ligue 1 and the Coupe de France trophies. This is achieved by a message on the inner back neck which translates to '1946-2016 70 years ago, the first double'.
The home kit has been departed from it's typical all Pompeian red and arrives at this white kit to commemorate the 70th anniversary. It has tonal grey chevrons graduation vertically downwards with one Pompeian red chevron across the chest. The shirt is accompanied by navy blue shorts and socks.
The away kit has an all red Pompeian red base with a navy blue chevron across the chest which graduate downwards in a tonal red colour. A navy blue trim surrounds the kit which is partnered by navy blue shorts and socks featuring a trim in club colours.
The third kit is entirely navy blue with graduating tonal chevrons, similar to the other two kits but these chevrons are off centre. This provides a unique on pitch visual. The detail around the cuffs and neck has been produced in Toxic Green which improves visibility on the pitch.
All three kits have been designed using the 'NB Dry' technology which helps keep the players cool and dry due to improved airflow. The shirt has laser cut and bonded eyelets placed under the arm and an engineered stripe mesh to the side seams for even further improved airflow.
The full range of New Balance Lille FC kits are available to pre-order globally from 30 June, and will be available on www.newbalance.com/football (US residents), www.newbalance.co.uk/football (UK residents), www.losc.fr and in New Balance stores worldwide on 8 July.