MIKASA WILL BE PROTAGONIST OF THE CEV CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SUPER FINALS 2019 WITH MVA200CEV BALL AND TWO TEAMS OF MIKASA UNIFORM PROJECTToday is a special day for Mikasa.The protagonists of the CEV Champions League Super Finals were defined.For the first time in the history of the continental trophy, the Men's and Women's finals will be played on the same day, May 18th, and in one location, the fascinating Berlin City (Germany).This event will be an incredible highlight for Mikasa. The official and exclusive game ball will be MVA200CEV by virtue of the prestigious sponsorship between Mikasa and the CEV but in the Women’s epilogue also the Mikasa Team Uniform Project will have an international limelight thanks to the two Italian Finalists: Imoco Volley Conegliano and Igor Gorgonzola Novara.The duel between Conegliano and Novara, protagonists of five consecutive finals in Italy (two Supercups, two Coppa Italia and one Scudetto final) is ready to light up all the European volleyball fans with their amazing players as: Monica De Gennaro, best libero in last two World Championships, Stefana Veljkovic, gold medalist last World Championship, Paola Egonu, Cristina Chirichella, Kimberly Hill, Asja Wolosz and so on.We are Mikasa and today is a very special day for us. See You soon in Berlin!
FIRST TROPHY OF THE SPONSORSHIP MIKASA – IGOR GORGONZOLA NOVARAThe honors of the Mikasa Team Uniform are still extended. On this occasion, the merit of Igor Gorgonzola Volley Novara that Sunday 3 February triumphed in the Italian Cup.Piccinini and teamates have had the best at the tie-break on the Italian Champions of the Imoco Volley Conegliano, another Mikasa Top Team, in what has now become the challenge of the challenges in Italian Women's volleyball. The last five finals of the Super Cup, Italian Cup and Scudetto, in fact, have not admitted other protagonists and for the values seen on the court it is certain that this dualism will continue in the future.In Verona, in a sold out sport hall (almost 5,000 spectators) another chapter of this saga was staged with Igor able to mentally resist the advantage built by Conegliano. The Imoco Volley, in fact, had given the impression of having closed the match when it took the lead 2 sets to 1 with a peremptory 25-12.At the Panthers, as Imoco Volley Players as known, failed the knockout in the fourth set. Novara, as a great team, took the opportunity to get up again, taking advantage of the contribution of the players on the bench that the coach Massimo Barbolini managed perfectly.Letizia Camera, the second settere of Novara, was the game changer. Her choices in the offensive phase of the Piedmontese led the team until the final victory.For Igor Gorgonzola Volley Novara, the one conquered in Verona, is the third Italian Cup, the second consecutive, the first as Mikasa Team Uniform.
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IMOCO VOLLEY CONEGLIANO WON THE FIRST DERBY BETWEEN MIKASA TEAM UNIFORMTHE PANTHERS DEFEATED IGOR GORGONZOLA NOVARA AND CONQUERED THE ITALIAN SUPER CUP The Mikasa Team Uniform project has never been so ambitious and competitive in the Italian women's volleyball championship and the test took place during the Italian Super Cup. To compete for the first trophy of the 2018/19 season were two clubs that chose Mikasa as a technical sponsor. On one side the Italian Champion of Imoco Volley Conegliano, on the sixth consecutive year of sponsorship, on the other the Igor Gorgonzola Novara, our prestigious new entry for the Mikasa Team Uniform.These two teams are the maximum expression for technical, organizational and budget quality of the Italian women's movement. After having been dueling last season in all the national competitions (Supercoppa, Coppa Italia and Scudetto), these two teams met in Treviso in front of almost 4000 spectators who came to watch live performances of six protagonists of the 2018 World Championship final: Danesi, De Gennaro and Sylla for Imoco Volley Conegliano and Egonu, Chirichella and the gold medalist Stefana Veljkovic for Igor Gorgonzola Novara. Imoco Volley Conegliano, coached by Daniele Santarelli, with a 3-1 win over Novara, repeated the 2016 victory and conquered the fifth title of their history.In the first two set Conegliano has controlled the game even though both were equally strong teams. Under 2-0 came out the great pride of a team like Novara. Coach Barbolini has given balance and experience with the eternal Francesca Piccinini and has relied on the powerful spikes of Paola Egonu. Movements that seemed to be able to write another end to the match until Wolosz and her teammates changed their rhythm again. A spike by Miriam Sylla kicked off the party.Among the winners Ms. Miyu Nagaoka, the spiker in the Japanese National Team, at her first experience in Italy moved from Hisamitsu Springs in Japan. Her name enters the history of Italian women's volleyball: she is the first Japanese player to have won a title in Italy. The media coverage of this event was also record-breaking: there were 115 nations that broadcasted the match.
CAVB (CONFEDERATION AFRICAINE DE VOLLEY-BALL)-contract renewalCAVB (CONFEDERATION AFRICAINE DE VOLLEY-BALL) and Mikasa Corporation have renewed the Official Game Balls contract of all the tournaments organized by the CAVB during 2019 to 2023. The contract was signed by Dr. Amr Elwani the president of CAVB and Mr. Yuji Saeki the president of Mikasa Corporation on October 19th, 2018 in Yokohama, Japan.Mikasa Corporation is exceedingly honored to renew the contract and look forward to a long lasting partnership well in the future.
VTL-contractVolleyball Thailand League （VTL） and Mikasa Thailand have entered a new contract to make the Official Game Balls of all the tournaments organized by the TVL for 2018 through 2021. The contract was signed by Mr. Jaksuwan Tocharoen, Secretary General of VTL and Mr. Daisuke Akiyama, Director of Mikasa Thailand on October 4, 2018 at Kobe, Japan.Mikasa Thailand is exceedingly honored with the contract and look forward to a long lasting partnership well in the future.
The bronze medal at the 2018 CEV Champions League Final Four is the last victory of an unforgettable season There is a new team in the elite of male volleyball. It is the Sir Safety Conad Perugia. The Umbrian club, at the sixth season in the top Italian series has realized investments, ambitions and dreams dominating Italy.Relive the amazing season of this Mikasa Team Uniform plus MIKASA balls, obviously.OCTOBER 8th 2017: ITALIAN SUPERCUP The final of the Italian Super Cup 2017 was the sixth in the history of the Club. In the previous five, the Block Devils could not ever win. This possible frustration of five second places has been completely eliminated by the spike of the American spiker Aaron Russell who has bent the resistance of the hosts of Lube Cucine Civitanova Marche. Four sets that have not only been the first trophy of Club history in the Italian Superlega, but were above all a message for all the opponents: in the 2017/2018 season Sir Safety Conad Perugia is there.SUPERLEGA REGULAR SEASON The first great success has given confidence to the men trained by Lorenzo Bernardi who have dominated the Italian Regular Season since the first round, closed at the top both at the end of the first and second half winning the pass for the next edition of the Champions League.JANUARY 28th 2018: THE ITALIAN CUPThe Sir Safety race continued in 2018. In January, the peak season weekend was January 27-28. Superlega stopped to give space to the Final Four of the Italian Cup in Bari. The Block Devils have conquered again the final and they still play it with Civitanova Marche. The stronger Italian Team had to win the final match as expected by the Volleyball world. So the top players showed their full strength. The Capitan De Cecco has raised the second seasonal trophy, the Italian Cup is of the Sir Safety Conad Perugia for the first time.CEV CHAMPIONS LEAGUE With eleven wins in twelve matches played, the Sir Safety Conad Perugia conquered the pass for the second Final Four of Cev Champions League in row.ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP After the finals of the Italian Super Cup and Italian Cup, the Sir Safety Conad Perugia has won the right to participate in the third final championship of its history. On the other side of the net, Civitanova who is ready to defend the national title won in the last season. The two teams have dueled for four exciting matches, capitalizing the home factor and playing everything in the match 5. In its Sport Hall, sold out in every order, the Sir Safety Conad Perugia did not miss the best opportunity to cheer once again their own people beating 3-0 opponents in a match that was a skirmish of nerves and high-level gaming actions. In the last set, the hurricane Sir lashed out against the defense of the opponents until the last attack by Ivan Zaytsev. For the Mikasa Team Uniform is the second championship won in season. Seven days before Imoco Volley Conegliano conquered the second Italian Female title.FINAL FOUR CHAMPIONS LEAGUE For Sir Safety Conad Perugia there was no time to celebrate a historic 3 Competitions/Events winning in the season. After dominating the Italian scene, Perugia is called to a last and splendid effort: the Champions League Final Four. In the semifinals De Cecco and his teammates failed to oppose Dinamo Kazan but in the bronze match the Block Devils went on to take a third place that ended a winning and unforgettable season.
A championship that the Panthers have won for playing the best volleyball in Italy in the most important moment of the season. The regular season ended bitterly with a defeat that meant the loss of the primacy, the qualification in the Champions League 2018/19 in stand by and, above all, the lack of power to play the decisive challenges of any semi-finals and finals in the PalaVerde Arena.Imoco Volley played with a new determination quarter-finals and semi-finals. An agonism that has granted two sets in five games to the opponents and, which, almost forgets the absence of two players like Robin De Kruijf and Megan Easy, out for injury and cornerstones of the roster at the beginning of the season. In the final, on the other side of the net, there was once again the Igor Gorgonzola Novara, in this season already opponent in the finals of Italian Super Cup and Italian Cup.The series, at the best of the five games, opened with a clear home victory for Novara. The Panthers have not broken up and closed the battle for Race 2 with a win at the tie break. A match that was a balanced duel, but that Imoco Volley knew how to make his own by not giving in to nervousness. It was the first turn of this final, the victory with which Wolosz and her teammates ended their negative cycle with Novara, the first success after 4 consecutive KO.The second turn of the series was Race 3 in which Imoco Volley blew up the field factor. A Novara, Imoco played the game of the heart especially after the bad injury to her left knee suffered by the middleblocker Raphaela Folie at the beginning of the second set. Wolosz and teammates were able to react to the last bad joke of bad luck and to shrink so much to impose themselves with a 3-0 with no right of reply. Race 4 began with the applause of the 5344 spectators of the PalaVerde Arena. The Panthers house, as it is well known in Italy, was the extraordinary setting of the last and decisive victory of the Imoco Volley in a match that showed how the Yellow/Blue players believed in their group and their strength. The show of this final championship has crossed national borders with 80 countries that have broadcast the last acts of one of the most competitive women's championships in the world.The Panthers season is not over.Imoco Volley Conegliano finished 2017/2018 with the bronze medal at the CEV Champions League. For the second time in the history, Imoco Volley Conegliano won the medal at the prestigious club competition and after silver medal in 2017 this time the champions of Italy must be satisfied with the bronze.
In the 2017/18 season the Sir Safety Conad Perugia, one of the Mikasa Team Uniform of the men's SuperLega, continues to fulfill its dreams.After raising the Italian Super Cup last October, the Block Devils conquered the 2018 Italian Cup in front of the sold out crowd at PalaFlorio in Bari.This venue was another a good bet by Serie A Volleyball League, one of the most prestigious partner of Mikasa, who organized the Italian Super Cup in one of the 2018 Men’s World Championship cities.Sir Safety Conad Perugia weekend was superb. The semi-final with Diatec Trentino slipped away easily: score 3-0.The Final was a very emotional game between the two best teams of this first part of Italian volleyball season.Lube Civitanova, the holder of the trophy, started in the best way possible by winning first set 25-16, Perugia being in very difficult in reception and under pressure to the net. From second Lorenzo Bernardi's team reacted with class and continuity, improving the reception and putting in trouble Lube's reception with strong serves with Alexander Atanasijevic, Ivan Zaytsev and Aaron Russell.A show that has not gone unnoticed even to those who watched the game from the sofa at home: the duel between Sir Safety Conad Perugia and Civitanova has totaled the peak of seasonal ratings on RaiSport HD, thanks to a large event production with 11 cameras that have captured the game but also the emotions of the protagonists in the field.The 2018 Italian Cup has become an international event thanks to the TV coverage that involved Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Brazil, Israel, Serbia, Kosovo, Croatia, Bosna Herzegovina, Slovenia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Bermuda, Bahamasm, Antigua and Barbuda, Caiman Islands, Jamaica, Granada, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba, San Vincenzo and Grenandine.The success in the Italian Cup handed over to Sir Safety Conad Perugia two passes for the next season: the Block Devils are already certain to dispute the Cev Cup 2018/2019 and the Italian Super Cup 2018.