Latest edition of Partizan Podcast was reserved for club`s Marketing Director Dragan Velanac who turned back to this summer`s deal with kit manufacturer Puma. Former Partizan technical sponsor produced unique kits for this season and Velanac revealed how this cooperation came about
“All companies have certain conditions and everyone finds sales of actual kits quite important. Nike company had a target of nine thousand sold shirts for club to get unique kits but we failed to reach the numbers. Puma target is not as high and people from Puma made the effort to give us as unique shirt design as possible. Every year, their team of designers are taking a serious approach to the actual design and we already received suggestions how our next season`s shirt might look like”, said Velanac.
This season`s kit brings some nice memories and fans seem to like it. Home kit takes us back to 1998 while claret-blue shirt is always on the top of the supporters list of desires.
“While we were at Puma headquarters in Germany picking this year`s kit, as soon as black-and-white shirt popped up on the screen we knew that was the deal. It reminds us so much of the 1998 shirt and we soon agreed to make the home kit in a retro style while claret-blue combination was to be of a more modern design”.
Fans were surprised by the rise of the season tickets and Velanac revealed the reason behind it.
“This is the first time season tickets will allow you entry for all home games, including European competition ones. It`s not a fixed number of games but we think realistic number of home games this season is around 27. Simple maths tell us that season ticket for South stand will cost you 222RSD per game, 407RSD for East stand”, said Dragan Velanac.