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October 11, 2017

Nike and Portugal (FPF) Extend Partnership

Nike and the Portuguese Football Federation announce the extension of their long-term partnership through 2024. The partnership, in its twentieth year, will see Nike continue to design and supply apparel to the twenty-five football, futsal and beach football teams, as well as support the continued growth of the women’s game.

Bert Hoyt, VP/GM, Nike EMEA says, “We are delighted to extend our partnership with the FPF. Nike Football will continue to provide the most innovative football kits and we look forward to continued success together.”

Fernando Gomes, President of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) says, “It has been twenty years since Nike started collaborating with the FPF. Since then, the first team has qualified for ten consecutive final stages, including next summer's tournament in Russia. ” 

He continues, “In France, Portugal became the first Nike National team to become European champion, is twice under-17 Champion and Beach Football World and European Champion,” and added “the team has played European final matches in different categories, including European finals in women’s football."

“We are proud to extend our relationship with a brand that shares the FPF’s values. The agreement is based on rigour, loyalty and stability, not forgetting professionalism”, explains the Federation’s President, and he further reveals that the FPF and Nike would “explore new opportunities for both brands throughout these six years."