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Mikasa Signs as FIVB Official Game Ball Supplier for 2013-2016

The  International  Volleyball  Federation  (FIVB)  has  announced  the awarding  of  the  official  game  ball  supplier  contract  for  volleyball  and  beach  volleyball  for  2013-2016  to  the  Mikasa Corporation.

The new contract was signed in Lausanne, Switzerland by Mr. Jizhong Wei, President of the FIVB, and Mr. Taketoshi Saeki, President of the Mikasa Corporation. Mikasa  has  acquired  the  sponsorship,  marketing  and  licensing  rights  for  the  official  game  ball  for  all  FIVB  flagship events, including the FIVB Volleyball World Championships, FIVB Volleyball World Cup, FIVB Volleyball World League and World Grand Prix and the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships and FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.

Commenting on the awarding of these rights, Mr Wei said: “Mikasa has shown a strong commitment to the FIVB and the  growth  of  volleyball  and  beach  volleyball  for  more  than  40  years.  We  are  very  proud  to  continue  our  successful collaboration for another period of four years, an exciting time that includes the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games”. “The Mikasa Corporation is exceedingly honoured with the contract and wishes to continue cooperating with the FIVB to promote the growth of the sport of volleyball all over the world,” Mr Saeki said. “We look forward to continuing our role in giving volleyball fans around the world the best product to play the sport of volleyball.

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