Pakistan to manufacture balls for FIFA World Cup 2018

Pakistan to manufacture balls for FIFA World Cup 2018

Pakistan has a special reason to rejoice at this upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia as the world-famous footballers are going to demonstrate their skills and tricks with Sialkot-manufactured footballs.

The country ranked 198th in the FIFA rankings list but the use of Pakistani footballs will make the domestic football enthusiasts feel their presence in the tournament.

Earlier this week, Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Dedov confirmed the use of Pakistani footballs in the international sports event.

Indigenous sports equipment manufacturers have been supplying sporting goods for events across the world.

Previously in 2014, a Pakistani company was the official football provider of 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The hand-stitched Pakistan’s footballs were main supplied for almost all the World Cups from the 1990s to 2010.

Sialkot, a city that borders India, has been excellent for producing finest quality sports goods and has been a top supplier of sporting goods for mega events around the world for a long time.