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The wait is finally over, and the most important preseason announcement has been made.
Minnesota United have officially unveiled their 2023 away jersey, which they’re officially naming the “Northern Lights” kit.
“The latest edition of the club’s kit series is on homage to an incomparable force of nature that has become part of Minnesota’s culture.,” reads the club statement. “In this Land of 10,000 Lakes, we are fortunate to occupy a one-of-a-kind sightline to the Northern Light’s dance over and across our rich soil, waterways and the state’s Iron Range of the great North.”
Want to buy one? The kit is officially on sale at mnufc.com, with the Black & Blue team store opening its doors until 10:00 p.m. CT Friday featuring a DJ, cookies, and Hot Chocolate (oh my!). Furthermore, the first 150 people to buy an authentic version of the new kit will also score a pair of tickets to the Loons’ March 11 home opener vs. New York Red Bulls.
The kit will also serve an important purpose for the state’s sustainability, as Minnesota United are partnering up with Save the Boundary Waters, and will be donating a portion of authentic jersey sales to the organization.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with MNUFC to bring awareness to the need for Boundary Waters protection,” said Ingrid Lyons, Executive Director of the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters. “Minnesotans have a lot of pride in this state, in its teams and in its treasures like the Boundary Waters. We are grateful for the support of Minnesota United as we work to protect this special place for generations to come.”