I also bought the Pakistan, India and Bangladesh shirts made by Sapphire Sports. I wondered if they were fake but your picture of the shirt in use shows the kitmaker as the sponsor... Is this proof enough that all three shirts are genuine? What do you think? Or do you know anything more about Sapphire?
Hi Joe,These shirts were worn when Bangladesh, pakistan and India toured the UK about 10 years ago. I know one of the games involved Coventry City.I too assumed they were fakes until I was told, a small search lead me to these photos. My guess is that Sapphire Sports are a UK based company who provided shirts for the tour, then sold them the fans in the UK.
Thanks Nick. That's interesting and useful information!
A diary of my attempt to collect the national shirt from each one of the 208 FIFA nations.