Manchester City join forces with safe drinking water charities to launch their new Puma away kit with Kyle Walker, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Ederson showing off the design for their Premier League title defense
- Manchester City unveil new white Puma away kit for next season
- Premier League champions partner with charities for safe drinking water
- The new kit uses a special dye that reduces the amount of water used in production
- Pep Guardiola starts title defense with a visit to Tottenham on August 15
Manchester City have launched their new away game for the coming season – with the aim of supporting safe water initiatives around the world.
The white Puma kit, modeled by Kyle Walker and Oleksandr Zinchenko at the Etihad Stadium, aims to raise awareness that one in three people worldwide do not have access to safe drinking water.
Cityzens Giving, the Premier League champions’ charity, and Xylem, the club’s water technology partner, are working with Puma to produce the kit using as little water as possible.
Kyle Walker models the new Manchester City away kit for the Premier League season
Oleksandr Zinchenko poses in the white strip, made by Puma, at the Etihad Stadium
City partners with drinking water charities to make the new kit more sustainable
The club has also launched a campaign to reach 10,000 young people on three continents and help create clean water in Mumbai, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires.
A clean water tower in the Indian city now supplies 1,800 people a day with fresh drinking water.
The design of the new kit, which will be worn next month when Pep Guardiola’s squad starts their title defense, features water drops, while the City and Puma logos are colored to give the impression that light is breaking through the water .
City’s Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson models the new away kit for goalkeepers at the Etihad
Manchester City Women goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck in the black goalkeeper shirt
Caroline Weir in the new away kit, which is made with a special water-reducing dye
A special dye has been used during the production process to reduce the amount of water used.
Ederson also models the new goalkeepers’ away kit, a black design with blue and green lines.
City started their preseason preparation with a 2-0 win over Championship side Preston North End on Tuesday at their academy stadium.
They start their Premier League campaign on August 15 with a visit to Tottenham Hotspur.
The club crest is made with iridescent colors to give the impression of light in water droplets