Albirex Niigata is a Japanese J. League soccer team currently campaigning in the top-tier of Japanese soccer — the J.League Division 1. Nicknamed the Albi, Niigata finished the 2011 J. League season in 14th position.
Given the early calendar year start to the 2012 J. League season in February, adidas Japan has launched the Albirex Niigata 2012 home and away jerseys. The collared shirts are in the club’s traditional home orange and away white.