World Sports activities model PUMA is proud to announce an thrilling new partnership to turn into the Official Match Ball Provider of the EFL.
The long-term agreement with the EFL will start from the start of the 2021/22 season and will see PUMA produce the official match ball for all EFL competitions, together with the Sky Bet Championship, League One, League Two, Carabao Cup and Papa John’s Trophy.
EFL joins PUMA’s rising portfolio, with the sports model already the official match ball provider for Spanish Football League, La Liga, getting used week-in week-out by players together with Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann.
The ball, which includes the newest expertise developed by PUMA, is designed to enhance the number of kinds on present throughout the EFL, with the normal white football that includes the colors of the EFL emblem alongside customized acceleration graphics to showcase the explosive pace of the ball when shifting. For poor visibility circumstances, a high-vis fluorescent yellow model has been produced. There are additionally specifically designed balls in competition colors for the Carabao Cup and Papa John’s Trophy.
Ben Hughes, Common Manager of PUMA UKI said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with the English Football League. Manufacturers at all times speak about telling tales however there’s no higher story-telling than the drama that unfolds at EFL grounds throughout England and Wales.
“Whether or not it’s one of many League’s showpiece cup finals or a midweek match in November, the EFL conjures up followers to dream and communities to unite. With 1,891 video games subsequent season, we will’t wait to play our half with product experience and innovation that makes PUMA one of many world’s most trusted sports manufacturers!”
EFL Chief Business Officer, Ben Wright, added: “We’re extraordinarily happy to be partnering with PUMA as our new match ball provider. As a well-established international model, we’re excited to see this new product used throughout all EFL competitions throughout 2021/22 and in future seasons. PUMA not solely companions with Leagues, golf equipment and players, however additional drives the sport forward with its spectacular grassroots and neighborhood work.
“After almost 18 months of football being played behind closed doorways, we’re hopeful that spectator numbers in stands will return to pre-pandemic ranges for the start of subsequent season and that followers will be capable to see the new ball being utilized in particular person.”
PUMA is including the EFL to a powerful roster of partnerships in football that features PUMA Golf equipment and players throughout England & Wales.
This consists of: Barnsley, Rotherham United, Blackpool, AFC Wimbledon and Peterborough United and, within the Premier League, Manchester City & Crystal Palace.
Adam Armstrong, Martyn Waghorn and Jay Da Silva are a few of the athlete’s that kind PUMA’s spectacular EFL roster alongside Premier League stars, James Maddison, Olivier Giroud and Harry Maguire.