Italian sportswear firm BasicNet, owner of the famous Kappa and Robe di Kappa brands, said on Thursday it has agreed a three-year Australian distribution deal with Sydney-based football equipment distributor Golsport Pty Ltd.

The Turin-based firm said in a news release it had also renewed its licence agreement with Thai sporting goods company Bangkok Athletic Co Ltd and expects combined sales for the two brands in Australia and Thailand to total $13.2m over the next three years.