Behind the Scenes: The unveiling of Angel City FC's first kit

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SANTA MONICA-CA-NOVEMBER 11, 2021: Angel City Football Club head coach Freya Coombe, co-founder and president Julie Uhrman, and former soccer players and ACFC investors Cobi Jones and Julie Foudy, from left, partake in a photo shoot to unveil the team's inaugural home jersey during a photo shoot at Angel City FC headquarters in Santa Monica on Thursday, November 11, 2021. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
Angel City FC coach Freya Coombe, co-founder and president Julie Uhrman and former soccer players and ACFC investors Cobi Jones and Julie Foudy, from left, partake in a photo shoot to unveil the team's inaugural home jersey. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)

Angel City FC, Los Angeles’ newest professional sports franchise, unveiled its first jersey on Wednesday morning. . Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the introduction of its first-year home kit, created by Nike, at an invitation-only event at Banc of California Stadium on Monday.

The primary color of the kit is black with the embroidered crest and sponsor name in sol rosa, a pink-tinted hue unique to Angel City. The jersey, made from recycled material, also contains vertical lines of a geometric sunrise pattern in sol rosa. It is intended to evoke the rising sun, representing the start of a new day with the return of women’s soccer to Los Angeles.

Angel City FC unveils the team's inaugural home jersey
The primary color of the Angel City FC kit is black. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
Angel City FC investor Cobi Jones wears the team's inaugural home jersey during a photo shoot.
Angel City FC investor Cobi Jones wears the team's inaugural home jersey during a photo shoot at Angel City FC headquarters in Santa Monica. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
Julie Uhrman, and Renata Simril have fun at a photo shoot to unveil Angel City FC's inaugural home jersey.
Julie Uhrman, Angel City Football Club co-founder and president, center, and Renata Simril, CEO of The LA84 Foundation, at a photo shoot for the new jersey. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
Julie Foudy wears the team's inaugural home jersey during a promo shoot at Angel City FC headquarters.
Julie Foudy, retired soccer player and a founding investor of Angel City FC, wears the team's inaugural home jersey. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
Professional soccer freestyler Caitlyn Schrepfer wears the Angel City FC inaugural home jersey during a photo shoot.
Professional soccer freestyler Caitlyn Schrepfer wears the Angel City FC inaugural home jersey. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
Julie Uhrman, Angel City Football Club co-founder and president, holds The Vault door during an unveiling event.
Julie Uhrman, Angel City Football Club co-founder and president, holds The Vault door during an unveiling event of the team's inaugural home jersey. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
The jersey, made from recycled material, contains vertical lines of a geometric sunrise pattern.
The jersey, made from recycled material, contains vertical lines of a geometric sunrise pattern. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
Angel City FC supporter group members react to seeing the team's inaugural home jersey for the first time
Angel City FC supporters react to seeing the team's inaugural home jersey. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
Angel City FC unveils the team's inaugural home jersey at the Banc of California Stadium.
Angel City FC will play in the National Women's Soccer League next spring, bringing top-tier women's soccer back to Los Angeles after a 12-year absence. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.