Kappa returns to Stade Français

French Top 14 rugby union club Stade Français Paris has agreed a new kit partnership with Italian sportswear brand Kappa.

The two parties have agreed a three-season contract that will run from 2019-20 to 2021-22.

Kappa will exclusively provide the club with kit across its sport and lifestyle ranges, for use on and off the pitch, while it will distribute a range of apparel for fans.

Kappa replaces Japanese sportswear manufacturer Asics, which first partnered with Stade Français in November 2014.

It returns to the club having previously partnered Stade Français from 2002 to 2005.