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Comets announce Nike deal

The Missouri Comets will be clad in Nike this season, as the Major Indoor Soccer team announced today that Nike will be the official apparel and equipment supplier for the team.

“Nike has a long history of excellence in the sport of soccer, and our affiliation with the Nike Swoosh will only enhance the overall image of our team,” said head coach, Kim Roentved. “Nike’s support speaks volumes about the value they see in our team and the value that they place on soccer in Kansas City.”

Nike has been a major sponsor and licensee of U.S. soccer since 1995.

"We are proud to announce our new partnership with the Comets Professional Indoor Soccer Team," said Tom Kain, Nike’s Director of Global Marketing for Soccer. As the exclusive apparel and equipment sponsor for the Comets, we plan to provide the team with our most innovative products to help them perform their best on the field. Nike has always been about inspiring athletes and creating the world's best performance footwear, apparel and equipment products and this association underscores our commitment to the future of the sport of professional indoor soccer and the players in Kansas City."

The Comets will open their season on Nov. 12 against the Milwaukee Wave at the Independence Events Center.