Abhishek Bachchan and Vita Dani launch fan-designed kits for Chennaiyin FC’s 2022-23 campaign

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Chennaiyin FC unveiled their kits for the 2022-23 season in Chennai over the weekend. In what is a first for an Indian Super League club, all three kits – home, away and third – were designed by fans following a competition held earlier this year.


Abhishek Bachchan, co-owner of Chennaiyin FC

Co-owners Vita Dani and Abhishek Bachchan alongside Rajesh Kharabanda, MD and CEO of NIVIA – the official partner of Chennaiyin FC, spoke at the event.

Also present were Chennaiyin FC players Anirudh Thapa, Rafael Crivellaro, Fallou Diagne, Romario Jesuraj, Debjit Majumder and head coach Thomas Brdaric.

“The completely fan-made kits are a testament to the happiness and excitement we feel returning to Chennai. All three kits reflect the emotions and pulse of the city from a fan’s perspective, and how it can become more precise than that. said co-owner Vita Dani.

Fans around the world were invited to submit their creations and the story that inspired their design. Among nearly 50 entries, kit renders by Aynstine Thomas Jesudas and Ramkumar B were shortlisted.

“It’s great to be back in Chennai after a long time and to be among our extended family (our fans). Our stadium is one of the most intimidating places for opposing teams thanks to our fans. CFC is known for its fighting spirit and we look forward to the new season We promise you a great style of play and we look forward to your sports (fans) We have a young and dynamic new team and a new coach in Thomas Abishek Bachchan.

Rajesh Kharabanda, MD and CEO of NIVIA added, “We have always believed in the philosophy of fans first and we are extremely proud of the fact that we are partners in this and we want to thank you for all the support.”

The third kit is more contemporary and yellow in color, reflecting the energy of the city. It also has Drishti Bommai printed on the bottom with a design on the top.

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