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Nike unveils Ukranian Champions Shakhtar Donetsk home kit
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Jul '13
Shakhtar Donetsk next season will play in a new home kit proudly emphasising their vibrant home colours and famous stripes.

The jersey's black stripes reflect the darkness of the coal mines found across Donetsk, while the orange stripes reference the bright sun miners see when they emerge blinking from underground.

Other shirt details include black sleeves with an orange band near the cuff. Inside the back of the neck is a bonded woven orange label featuring the two hammers from their club crest, representing Donetsk as the center of the coal mining industry in Ukraine.

The new home shorts are black, while the socks feature black and orange hoops.

The new kit showcases Nike's commitment to provide players with the latest performance innovation and reduced impact on the environment.

Recycled Polyester

The home kit continues to be made from Nike’s revolutionary recycled polyester, which reflects Nike’s commitment to producing athletic wear with a lower environmental impact.  The shirt and shorts of each kit are made from up to thirteen recycled plastic water bottles.

This pioneering process in which plastic bottles are melted down in to a yarn that is then spun in to recycled polyester reduces energy consumption by up to 30% compared to manufacturing polyester.

Since 2010, Nike has diverted over 1.1 billion  plastic bottles from landfills through our use of  recycled polyester.

Fabric and Nike Dri-Fit

The kit is made of fabric weighing just 145 grams, which is 23% lighter than previous Nike kits. It also boasts a 20% stronger knit structure and a significantly improved stretch.

The fabric is integrated with Nike Dri-Fit technology, which draws away sweat from the body to keep them cool, dry and focused on their game.

There are also updated and improved ventilation zones consisting of tiny laser-cut holes on both sides of the shirt and on the waistband of the shorts, as well as a mesh across the entire back of the shirt to allow more air inside the kit for additional comfort and cooling.

Fit and construction

This season the home kit also has a more athletic and dynamic fit after Nike embarked on an innovative programme of 3D body scanning some of the world’s leading footballers so as to produce a design more tailored to the contours of their bodies.

The kit has been brilliantly crafted with bonded T-bars at the junctions of the shirts to support the seams, and inner welded seams with a clean finish to give a more striking appearance while also increasing comfort and performance.

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