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Napoli and Kappa honor Maradona with a special fourth kit

Sun 29 November 2020 | 10:37

Napoli will wear a distinctive fourth outfit roused by Argentina's shirt to honor Diego Armando Maradona tonight.

Napoli

has declared on their official website they will play with a unique fourth kit prepared by

Kappa

to honor their iconic number 10 who passed away on Wednesday. 

“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,” Napoli’s official statement reads.

 “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.”

Napoli plays against Roma at the San Paolo tonight, their second game since the death of the 1986 World Cup hero. 

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