Football for Peace: Hajduk Jersey Auction Raises 51,450 HRK for Ukrainian Orphans

Football for Peace: Hajduk Jersey Auction Raises 51,450 HRK for Ukrainian Orphans
Robert Matić /

May 8, 2022 - The Hajduk jersey auction as part of the 'Football for Peace' campaign has raised 51,450 kuna,  in addition to the over 600,000 kn raised through the Hajduk-Shakhtar friendly match and donor phone line! 

Hajduk recently presented its new home jersey for next season which is now finally on sale to the public as of this weekend.

The first 12 copies of the new Hajduk jersey, made of 100 percent recycled plastic and special eco-fabric (13 0.5-liter plastic bottles were needed to make one jersey) have been donated in the 'Football for Peace' auction to raise money for Ukrainian orphans. 

The 'Football for Peace' campaign also included a friendly match in Split between Hajduk and Shakhtar, where tickets were a symbolic 30 kuna and a donation line was opened for people to call in. Over 600,000 kuna was collected from the match tickets and the donor line, and another 51,450 kuna for the 12 jerseys offered in the auction! 

All of this money will be donated to help orphaned children who lost their parents in the war in Ukraine, and who are currently living in the Republic of Croatia.

After the charity auction ended, Hajduk released a new white jersey for next season, which has been on sale to the public since Saturday. Jerseys can be purchased at Hajduk fan shops at Poljud and TC Joker and through the club's webshop.

The new home jersey is made of 100% recycled plastic, a material certified by the "Global Recycled Standard". The front of the jersey is made of a special eco-fabric, which follows "Body mapping", and the jersey itself has perforations (holes) in places where athletes sweat the most while creating a special visual effect reminiscent of armor.

With all these details, the new home jersey comes with a knitted collar and sleeve edges with red and blue lines that represent the tradition of the Club, and on the back, on the collar, there is a sewn inscription "Hajduk lives forever". On the front of the jersey, on the right, is the silicone logo Macron Hero, while on the left, over the heart, is the silicone coat of arms of HNK Hajduk.

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