Wellington Phoenix Announce Paladin New Zealand As New Strip Partner

Wellington Phoenix are proud to announce that Paladin Sports New Zealand will be the club’s official strip partner starting ahead of the 2019/20 season.

Paladin Sports is an innovative and proactive sporting goods brand with operations in New Zealand, Australia, USA, Singapore and the United Kingdom

Paladin Sports New Zealand is a Kiwi company with its headquarters based in Auckland, that supplies many professional and grassroot clubs across all sporting codes including Football.

Paladin specialise in bespoke, individualised sports garments, where the designs are unique and produced with the very latest in fabrics including VaporLite technology.

Wellington Phoenix General Manager, David Dome, said the club was thrilled about the new partnership.

"We are really pleased that we have been able to partner with Paladin as the club’s new strip partner.

"The flexibility that Paladin brings to the table in terms of design, production time, extended product lines and pricing was extremely attractive to us as it allowed us to provide more to our fans at a lower retail price than in the past.

"We are thrilled that we will not only be able to offer fans an enhanced product range but also items at more price points.

"Paladin produce quality gear with the latest fabrics including its VaporLite technology, plus being a New Zealand company it makes it very easy for us to develop additional offerings throughout the season as well.

"The unveiling later today of our new FFA Cup strip will be a taster of what is to come.’’

Paladin New Zealand Director and Group CEO, Tim Morris said they were thrilled to be joining with New Zealand’s only professional football club.

"We are very excited to welcome the Wellington Phoenix Football Club into the Paladin Family for the 2019/20 season and beyond.

"The changes we have witnessed the club undergoing in recent years certainly caught our eye.

"Not only the improvements on the pitch, but programmes such as the Academy and the increasing amount of community hours the Phoenix are putting in, aligns with our core values of developing sporting codes at all levels and using our expertise in sporting apparel to aid in all our partners’ success.

"Our ability to develop purpose built, customised ranges for our partners means they never need worry about their apparel performance and can focus on the task at hand.

"Being a New Zealand company and teaming up with a true New Zealand Sporting Brand gives us a lot of pride.

"My co-director Ed and our relationship manager Matt, have put in a tremendous amount of work to ensure that we deliver the very best to the club and on behalf of both of them, myself, and the whole Paladin team we look forward to the coming season and success both on and off the pitch."

Wellington Phoenix would like to thank Adidas for all their support and partnership since coming on board as the club’s strip partner in 2011.

Football Central remains as the club’s Official Retail partner and you can expect to see a full range of product available online and in store from mid-September.