Nike Selling Toronto Raptors-Branded Hijab

Breitbart | 9/13/2019 | Staff
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The Toronto Raptors have launched a new line of team-branded hijabs to be “more inclusive” of Muslim athletes.

On Friday, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment released images of the new headcovering featuring the Raptors logo on the side, Global News reported.

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In a tweet, the Raptors touted the hijab saying, “Inspired by those brave enough to change the game. The Toronto Raptors Nike Pro Hijab is available now.”

Inspired by those brave enough to change the game.

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Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Senior Marketing Director Jerry Ferguson said that the team was inspired by a Muslim fan group that calls itself the Hijabi Ballers.

The team claims it worked with the Muslim women in the basketball club to design the new hijab.


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