New Black Stars home jersey costs over GH¢500

Fans who want to own a replica of the new Ghana national football team jersey would be set back $90 (GH¢522), the manufacturers have announced.

The Black Stars home and away jerseys were unveiled by German kit manufacturer Puma on Monday and generated a mixed reaction among fans.

The new jerseys which are on sale on the official Puma website will be used by all Ghana’s national football teams for all international assignments during 2020/2021 calendar year.

The white home jersey costs $90 while the men’s stadium jersey and the stadium jacket cost $60 and $90 respectively.

Puma releases official Black Stars jerseys

New Black Stars home jersey modeled by Arsenal star Thomas Partey

Jersey

Puma said the graphics for the predominantly polyester kit are inspired by “Ghanaian culture, with a woven print depicting a bright and beautiful future.

“Materials are enhanced with PUMA dryCELL technology for moisture-wicking comfort and performance”.

Meanwhile, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that it will soon make available, replicas of the new Puma kits for public consumption.

The GFA in a statement said it will soon disclose all approved sales shops and outlets across the country for easy access to the jerseys.

Puma sponsorship

Puma first entered into a kit sponsorship deal with the GFA in 2005, months before the 2006 FIFA World Cup and have remained Ghana’s jersey provider ever since. The current kit sponsorship contract between Ghana and Puma which is worth €500,000 (GH¢2,885,000) a year.

4 Comments
  1. Anonymous says

    $90 for a replica Black Stars jersey? Is this indicative of the sensitivity of our new GFA? For my part, I’ll let it pass.

  2. Anonymous says

    Why couldn’t you just manufacture the products in Ghana to create business and revenue for us????

  3. Salifu says

    OK! We have heard but no thanks. Some of us will wait for the “Togo Version” to buy. That one will cost GHC 50 or less.

  4. Anonymous says

    THIS GOVT. WILL NOT DO ANYTHING SENSIBLE. HOW MANY “AVERAGE” GHANAIANS CAN AFFORD THIS? I THINK ONLY AGYAPA PEOPLE CAN BUY THEM.

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