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Napoli to honour Diego Maradona on Sunday with new kit

Italian side Napoli is set to honour the late Argentine legend Diego Maradona by wearing a new kit in the Sunday fixture.

The new jersey is joint collaboration with Kappa meant to echoe the legend, his hoem country of Argentine and the close relationship he had with Naples.

In a statement issued by the club, it is there hope that the Argentine Legend can see it, wear it and share their joy about it.

They continue by confirming that the new kit will be unveiled on their ninth Italian Seria A fixture against AS Roma.

“A year ago, together with Kappa, we thought of designing a special jersey that echoes Diego Maradona, his beloved Argentina and the close-knit bond with the people of Naples.

Our hope was that Diego would be able to see it, perhaps even wear it and share in our excitement about it.

It was agreed that the new kit would be unveiled on matchday nine of the Serie A campaign, during the match between SSC Napoli and Roma.

The Kombat jersey that the players will don tonight will have an even greater significance than initially intended.” said Napoli.

The Italian side has not only celebrated Maradona but they have also begun plans to rename their stadium to Diego Armando Maradona.

Alex Kiprop
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