1. FC Köln will change their kit manufacturer from Adidas to Reebok for the new 2008/2009 season but for the fans, there is a more important question. What is the shirt of FC Köln going to look like? A Classic look again? Or does the club changes to a very different style? Three months before the official presentation EXPRESS revealed the secret.
There's quite a lot Jurgen Klinsmann in it. The former national coach, outfitted the German team in a red kit before the 2006 World Cup . A colour, which promises success. According to a study by the University of Durham British athletes win more often in red jerseys.
Marketing chief Lars Nierfeld is convinced that the designers will land a hit : "We are a traditional club. Therefore, I believe that a classic jersey fits us well. "
The new shirt is is going to be officially released on 1 July. "On that date the contract with Reebok starts," says Nierfeld. "The shirt is red, the shorts and socks too. But perhaps there are a few small details.