Kappa (company)

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Public company
Industry Sports equipment, Textile
Founded 1916
Headquarters Turin, Italy
Area served
Key people
Marco Boglione (President)
Gianni Crespi (CEO)
Products Clothing, Footwear, Sportswear
Revenue 111 million[1]
Parent BasicNet S.p.A.
Website www.kappa.com

Kappa is an Italian sportswear brand founded in Turin, Piedmont, Italy.[2]

Kappa was founded as a sock firm in Turin, Italy, in 1916 but didn’t become ‘Kappa’ until 1967.


The following teams wear uniforms manufactured and provided by Kappa:

Formula 1[edit]

On 20 February 2018, it was announced Kappa began a partnership with the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, supplying the team and drivers with gear, and featuring the logo on the cars' headrests.[3]


National teams[edit]

Associations and leagues[edit]

Kappa is the official football supplier for the following leagues, referees and associations:

Club teams[edit]

Central America[edit]
North America[edit]
South America[edit]


National teams[edit]

Club teams[edit]


Club teams[edit]



National teams[edit]


Ice hockey[edit]

Field hockey[edit]

National teams[edit]

Rugby League[edit]

Club teams[edit]

Rugby Union[edit]

Club teams[edit]


Club teams[edit]


National teams[edit]


Kappa sponsored Scottish band Mogwai - the notes to their album Come On Die Young included a line stating "Mogwai wear Kappa clothing"; they also named a track on the album after the brand. [9]

See also[edit]

Excludes articles found in Category:Sportswear brands.


  1. ^ BasicNet 2013 financial report
  2. ^ http://kappa-usa.com/
  3. ^ https://www.sauberf1team.com/news/kappa-becomes-official-partner-of-the-alfa-romeo-sauber-f1-team-2
  4. ^ "Kappa firma il pallone della Serie B ConTe.it 2017/18" [Kappa signs as the ball of the 2017–18 Serie B ConTe.it] (in Italian). Milan: Lega B. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  5. ^ "Kappa, la indumentaria de Argentina por cuatro años" at Confederación Argentina de Basquet website, 15 May 2013 Archived 23 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ 2015 FIBA Asia Championship - Singapore, FIBA.com, Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  7. ^ BBL Media (2016-01-13). "KAPPA POISED TO DOMINATE BASKETBALL APPAREL IN UK FROM 2016-17". bbl.org.uk. British Basketball League. Retrieved 2017-07-23. Leading international sportswear brand Kappa will become the official and exclusive apparel sponsor to the British professional basketball leagues and Great Britain national teams. 
  8. ^ Durandt slams SA promoters website, 10 October 2013
  9. ^ https://www.discogs.com/Mogwai-Come-On-Die-Young/release/5930644

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