Molten Designs Custom Game Ball for the 27th Men’s Handball World Championship Egypt 2021
Molten Corporation (Headquarters: Nishi-ku, Hiroshima, Japan; President and CEO: Kiyo Tamiaki), a quality sports balls and equipment manufacturer, will supply the custom designed official ball for the 27th Men’s Handball World Championship Egypt 2021. The event, hosted by Egypt, will be from January 13 through 31, 2021. This marks the fourth consecutive men’s handball world championships with Molten supplying the official ball. The custom official ball and replica models will be available for purchase in select markets starting in October 2020. The new X5000 EGYPT 2021 Edition handball was developed based on the X5000 Handball, which is the official ball for international competitions held by the International Handball Federation (IHF). The special edition ball features a custom design using the flag colors of the host country and hieroglyphs symbolizing the history of the Egyptian pharaonic era. Molten strives to uphold our commitment to providing products “For the Real Game” with sophisticated design and functionality for the entire handball community.
■ Product Features
1. Exclusive Official Game Ball Design
X5000 Egypt 2021 Edition handball was developed based on the X5000 and features the flag colors of the host country Egypt. The hieroglyphs are laid out on the surface of the ball, symbolizing the history of Egypt. The hope is that people will come in touch with the deep history of the host country.
2. The Ultimate Model Developed for Better Grip Performance
X5000 Handball features a premium cover material that improves ball control. Its soft foam panel construction provides a softer feel and allows for a better grip on the ball.
27th Men’s Handball World Championship EGYPT 2021
Schedule: January 13 - 31, 2021
Venues: Egypt: CAIRO／NEW CAPITAL／6th of October／ALEXANDRIA（4 venues)
Official website: https://www.handballegypt2021.com
■ About Molten
Molten, a manufacturer of balls and sports equipment, has been making and marketing handballs, basketballs, soccer balls, and volleyballs, of uncompromising quality since 1958. Molten continues to raise global standards, supplying the official game balls and sports equipment for major leagues, teams and international tournaments around the world. For further information, please visit www.molten.co.jp/sports/en/
■ For the real game
Molten's brand statement, "For the real game", encapsulates what we hope to accomplish through our products and activities. It is our conviction that the real game happens only when impeccable balls and sports equipment enable athletes to realize their full potential and maximize performance.