Fussball Club Basel 1893, widely known as FC Basel, is a Swiss football club based in Basel. It is one of the most successful clubs in Swiss football with the 14 Swiss Super League titles. The club won its most recent league championship last season and has qualified for the Group stage of the 2011/12 UEFA Champions League as a result.
On Friday FC Basel launched its Nike 2011/12 away kit (or auswÃ¤rts-trikot in German) at its fanshop. The new jersey may see action next week when FCB meets Hertha Berlin and West Ham United in pre-season friendlies.
FC Basel kick-off its 2011/12 Axpo Super League season on July 16th against BSC Young Boys at the Stade de Suisse.