adidas and the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) this week unveiled the Marhaba, what is set to be the Official Match Ball for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations – and it looks good! The 2015 tournament is set to be played in Equatorial Guinea and the ball features a distinctive …Read More »
Anyone Played With the Derbystar Brillant?
Here is an unusual ball that has made its way into the “official matchball” category of a top European league. It is the Derbystar Brillant that is currently on show in Holland’s Eredivisie games. Rather than using a Nike ball (the national teams sponsor) it seems the league has gone …Read More »
Adidas Finale 14 Released – 2014/15 Champions League Ball
Today, adidas unveiled the Official Match Ball of the UEFA Champions League for the 2014/2015 season. The adidas Finale 14 was officially revealed as the ball to be used on-pitch throughout the Group Stages of the most important club football competition in Europe, perfect timing considering the draw for the …Read More »
Nike “Ordem” Revealed as 2014-15 Game Ball for Top Leagues
Nike has revealed three new paint jobs for its Ordem game ball. The top three leagues in Europe: The English Premier League, Serie A, and La Liga each got their own personalized version of Nike’s top ball. Nike tout this ball as their most technologically advanced ball ever, and we would expect nothing …Read More »
miCoach SMART BALL – Adidas Take Things to Another Level!
I guess it was only a matter of time until this one hit the market! This week, adidas announced the release of their new miCoach SMART BALL. What is the SMART BALL? Well, think of your regular leather soccer ball and add a brain inside that tracks how many times …Read More »
Mitre Soccer Balls Back on the US Market!
I’m sure there are many of you out there who get nostalgic feelings when you hear someone talk about Mitre soccer balls. Back in the 90’s when the old First Division became the English Premier League, Mitre balls were the official ball used and to own one was an absolute privilege. …Read More »
Select Royale Ball Review
The Select Royale is an official matchball that is NFHS approved and IMS matchball standard, and costs a very affordable $69.99. For the price, it has the potential to be one of the best value for money on the market, and it can be used in high school and collegiate …Read More »
Adidas Brazuca 2014 World Cup Winter Ball
Just in case it happens to snow in Brazil this summer, Adidas has a back-up plan to ensure the Brazuca can be seen – the Brazuca Winter Ball. Alright, so there is a bit of a misnomer in that opening sentence and initial weather reports state that snow is not …Read More »
Complete Adidas World Cup Ball Set – A History Lesson
One of the most memorable pieces of a world cup is the match ball used. What better way to remember a World Cup than by getting the ball that is being kicked around throughout the competition. As the World Cup is only held every four years and there has only …Read More »
Adidas Brazuca Ball – How Does it Perform?
Last week, we were introduced to the latest World Cup ball – the Adidas Brazuca. In a blaze of colorful glory, the new ball was introduced as having the best flight of any ever released. It is set to offer players a completely new type of performance, with a lot of …Read More »
Nike Ordem Ball Released – Flight Perfected
Introducing the Nike Ordem, a ball that will be used by all Nike-sponsored Federations (including the ten teams who will play in Brasil next summer) in international friendly games from early 2014. In typical Nike fashion, the Swoosh has released a new high-profile soccer ball the same day as Adidas released their World Cup …Read More »
Adidas Brazuca – Official World Cup 2014 Ball Details
After several weeks of teasing, Adidas has finally introduced us to the Brazuca – official match ball that will be used at next Summers World Cup in Brazil. In order to ensure the ball is an icon of the host country, a Samba style design is used on the extremely …Read More »
Senda Footgolf Match Ball Review
As most of you will know, I have an addiction for Footgolf and have become a pretty consistent player over the past few months. Everyone I have spoken to who has played the sport has had nothing but positives to offer and the most popular comment is “when can we …Read More »
Senda Apex XLS NFHS Match Ball Review
If you’ve gone through the high school soccer circuit has had experience with some pretty low quality soccer balls. The issue is that during game play the ball can’t be switched up with a better ball because like any other league they are assigned a specific match ball. I’ve gone …Read More »