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 New Wales Third kit - Launch July/August 2005  - updated 22.07.2005

Wales third kit.  The 3rd kit will be released on Friday 12th August

Wales football kitKappa is pleased to introduce the new Wales Kombat 2005, to be used as a third kit and dedicated to the memory of legend John Charles, who passed away in February of last year.

Reflecting on the past successes achieved by Charles in his brilliant career at various clubs, the Kappa design team drew on this inspiration to realise the new Kombat 2005. With the use of black in honour of Charles memory, the white from his days at Leeds, combined in a striped insert to represent his time at Juventus, and importantly the red of Wales, in which he represented his nation proudly.

Wales football kit - John CharlesIn terms of technical features, the Kombat 2005 maintains the Kombat philosophy, with a tailored fitting and look, with stretch properties. The shell fabric is in pique for breathability with a composition of 95% polyamide and 5% lycra with a weight of 110gram/sqm of fabric. The sleeve, neck and bottom borders are in jersey with a composition of 92% polyamide and 8% Lycra.

The shirt will be seen for the first time on August 17th when Wales plays Slovenia in a friendly game in preparation for remaining World Cup Qualifiers.


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