Here is the new home shirt of French Ligue 1 club FC Lorient. The club’s shirts are manufactured by Italian sportswear manufacturer Macron.
Lorient just managed to survive in the 2011/12 Ligue 1 relegation battle and finished in 17th place with 39 points. 18th place Caen, who were relegated to the French Ligue 2 were just one point short, on 38 points.
The new Lorient home shirt is mainly amber with a white and black horizontal stripe on the upper part of the chest. It has a round black collar with the Macron logo on the upper central part of the shirt and the club crest on the central part of the black and white stripe.
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