Lega Calcio: Nike provides the official ball
Wednesday, 04 July 2007 16:31:21
MILAN - Nike is the provider of the first official football for the Italian 'Lega Nazionale Professionisti'. The Football League president, Antonio Matarrese, and Matthew Cook, general manager of Nike Italy, presented it yesterday morning. Thanks to this agreement, Nike will provide 13 thousand footballs for Serie A Tim, Serie B and Tim Cup matches for the next five years. The ball will be used for the first time in the Supercoppa Tim Final between Inter and Roma, taking place next August 19th, at the 'Giuseppe Meazza' stadium in San Siro (Milan). The ball is a special version of Total 90 Aerow II, already used by F.C. Internazionale Milano, the English Premier League and the Spanish Liga.