Reigning Chinese Super League and AFC Champions League champions Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao Football Club debuted their 2016 Nike home kit during a 0-0 ACL draw with Pohang Steelers last week.
In the news lately for signing Colombia international Jackson Martinez from Atlético Madrid, Guangzhou Evergrande’s new primary jersey is in their now familiar red with gold accenting. The front of the shirt has a series of horizontal stripes with a gradient effect that transtitions to a darker shade of red than the rest of the kit at its bottom.
Golden stripes run along the flanks. above the sleeve cuffs and along the back of the collar of the jersey.
Guangzhou Evergrande’s 2015 AFC Champions League title is celebrated by the competition’s official champions badge on the shirt’s mid-breast.
Their five Chinese Super League wins (they’ve won the league every year since 2011) is recognized by five golden stars above the club badge.
Along with Martinez, Guangzhou currently has highly-rated Brazilians Paulinho, Ricardo Goulart and Alan Carvalho on their roster. The team is managed by former Brazil, Portugal and Chelsea FC boss Luiz Felipe Scolari.