Olympique Lyonnais has terminated its relationship with Noel Soccer, exclusive licensee of the British sports manufacturer Umbro.
The team will continue to wear the kits of the manufacturer Umbro in this 2009/2010 season.
On 7 August 2009, Olympique Lyonnais and Adidas made an agreement under which, for a period of ten seasons, starting from the 2010/2011 season, Adidas will become the exclusive supplier of sports equipment of Olympique Lyonnais, with estimation of it being worth around 5 million EURO annually.
Under this agreement, Olympique Lyonnais will receive a minimum flat rate payment, and royalties on sales of products bearing the marks of Olympique Lyonnais and Adidas,
The payment may be adjusted based on these sales and results of Olympique Lyonnais in the French competition and/or Europe.
Olympique Lyonnais is pleased to announce this long-term partnership with Adidas, a company that enjoys a strong brand reputation in the field of football equipment.