Kappa (brand)

Kappa is an Italian sportswear brand founded in Turin, Piedmont, Italy.[2] Kappa was founded in Turin, Italy, in 1978, by Marco Boglione, as a sportswear branch of the already existing "Robe di Kappa".[3]

TypePrivate subsidiary
IndustrySports equipment, Textile
Founded1978; 43 years ago (1978)
FounderMarco Boglione
Area served
Key people
Marco Boglione (President)
Gianni Crespi (CEO)
ProductsClothing, Footwear, Sportswear
Revenue284 (2019) million[1]
ParentBasicNet S.p.A.


Formula 1

On 20 February 2018, it was announced that Kappa began a partnership with the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, supplying the team and drivers with gear, and featuring the logo on the cars' headrests.[4]


Associations and leagues

Kappa is the official football supplier for the following leagues, referees and associations:

National teams
Club teams
North America
South America


National teams
Club teams


Club teams



National teams


National teams


National Teams
Club Teams

Ice hockey

Field hockey

National teams


National teams

Rugby League

On 28 May 2020 the 2021 Rugby League World Cup announced that Kappa had been selected as the official apparel sponsor of the tournament, which will include the brand supplying kit for all RLWC2021 match officials, volunteers and staff.[12]

Club teams

Rugby Union

Club teams


Club teams


National teams


Club teams

See also

Excludes articles found in Category:Sportswear brands.


  1. "BasicNet.com". www.basicnet.com. Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  2. "Kappa USA". Kappa USA. Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  3. www.basic.net https://www.basic.net/Pages/RobeDiKappa/robeDiKappaHistory.aspx. Retrieved 2021-04-30. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. "Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team". www.sauberf1team.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2018. Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  5. "Kappa firma il pallone della Serie B ConTe.it 2017/18" [Kappa signs as the ball of the 2017–18 Serie B ConTe.it] (in Italian). Milan: Lega B. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  6. "Kappa style comes to Queensland". Football Queensland. 2017-04-20. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  7. "ASWH". Kledinglijn.
  8. "Patrocinadores | Cultural Leonesa - Web Oficial". Patrocinadores | Cultural Leonesa - Web Oficial.
  9. BBL Media (2016-01-13). "KAPPA POISED TO DOMINATE BASKETBALL APPAREL IN UK FROM 2016–17". bbl.org.uk. British Basketball League. Archived from the original on 2018-03-02. Retrieved 2017-07-23. Leading international sportswear brand Kappa will become the official and exclusive apparel sponsor to the British professional basketball leagues and Great Britain national teams.
  10. 2015 FIBA Asia Championship – Singapore, FIBA.com, Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  11. "Durandt slams SA promoters". Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  12. "RLWC2021 reveals Global Sportswear Brand Kappa As Official Apparel Sponsor". www.rlwc2021.com.
  13. "League of Legends: Kappa is the official team kit partner of MAD Lions". InvenGlobal. June 9, 2020.
  14. "Kappa Becomes Title Sponsor of Royal Never Give-Up Dota 2 Squad". January 2, 2020.
  15. "Demise enters three-year agreement with Kappa". July 15, 2020.