Legea


Legea (stylised as LEGEA) is an Italian sportswear company, founded in 1993 by brothers Giovanni, Emilia and Luigi Acanfora. It is one of the most popular brands among Italian amateur football teams, then expanding to professional clubs.

LEGEA S.p.A.
TypeS.p.A.
IndustryTextile, footwear
Founded1993; 28 years ago (1993)
HeadquartersPompei, Italy
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Giovanni Acanfora, Emilia Acanfora, Luigi Acanfora
ProductsSportswear, football boots
Websitelegea.it

Legea is a technical sponsor of the national teams of Montenegro and Gibraltar. It also sponsors teams such as Palermo, Cosenza calcio, Reggina calcio and Livorno calcio in Italy, Nac Breda and N.E.C. in the Netherlands, the New Saints FC and Carmarthen Town FC in Wales, CD Feirense in Portugal, Lommel United in Belgium, FC Chernomorets and Futbol'nyj Klub L'vivin in Ukraine, Spatak subotika in Serbia, NK Celje in Slovenia, Levadiakos and Athlītikī Enōsī Larisas 1964 in Greece, Ermis Aradippou in Cyprus.

Legea was the only Italian brand to sponsor a national team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the national team of North Korea. Legea is headquarterd in Pompei and has Legea Points (shops) throughout Italy. It also has distributors in Europe, Canada, the United States and Australia.

History


Legea concluded a contract in 2012 with 31-time Bulgarian A Professional Football Group champions CSKA Sofia

During the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Legea sponsored the North Korean soccer team. According to the company, "Many ask us what interest we could have in sponsoring North Korea, and whether this could not amount to negative publicity, but we disagree... there is no negative publicity."[1]

Current sponsorships


The following teams wear uniforms manufactured and provided by Legea:

Basketball

National teams
Club teams

Wheelchair basketball

Club teams

Handball

Club teams

Football

National teams

Asia

  • Palestine (Olympic team)
  • DPR Korea (2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa) (AFC Asian Cup 2011 Qatar)

Americas

Europe

Match officials
Club teams

And the worlddons

Futsal

Rugby union

Volleyball

Club teams

Hockey

Club teams

Roller in-line hockey

  • Italy

Tambour

  • Hungeria

Dancesport

Club teams
TV and Shows

See also


Excludes articles found in Category:Sporting goods manufacturers of Italy.

References


  1. AFP (10 June 2010). "Business is business, says North Korea's sponsor". Sydney Morning Herald. New South Wales, Australia. Archived from the original on 15 June 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2010.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. Saison 2013/14 : Voici à quoi pourraient ressembler les maillots, Arles-Avignon.com