January 7, 2023, 12:38 pm – Public News Service – OSN

The Russian Football Union will start cooperating with a new technical sponsor in the first half of 2023. From using Adidas gear RFS refused.

Union President Alexander Dyukov told TASS that negotiations were already underway. Perhaps a new sponsor will appear in the first quarter.

The RFU has been partnering with Adidas since 2008. The new agreement was valid until 2026. But on March 1, 2022, the German brand unilaterally suspended the contract after the start of Russia’s special operation in Ukraine.

Cooperation with football clubs In the past year, the Russian Federation also stopped Nike. As a result, the brand completely left the Russian market.

Earlier, the ex-footballer of the St. Petersburg “Zenith” and the newcomer of the French “Lyon” Dejan Lovren denied accusations of fascism. More about it read in the material of the Public News Service.