THE 2018/2019 INDOOR VOLLEYBALL SEASON IS AMAZING FOR MIKASA TEAM UNIFORM IN BERLIN, IGOR VOLLEY NOVARA CONQUERED THE CEV CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AND GETS THE FIVE TROPHIES OF THIS RECORD SPORTS SEASONThe CEV Champions League Super Finals 2019 closed the 2018/2019 indoor volleyball season.A record sport season for Mikasa Team Uniform who with their increasingly successes have thrilled all the fans of this sport.Igor Gorgonzola Novara and Imoco Volley Conegliano dominated the national and international stage leaving no space for any team to interfere: Italian Supercup, Italian Cup, Italian Championship and CEV Champions League finals were just theirs. The culmination was the conquest of the CEV Champions League Super Finals, where the two clubs, that chosen Mikasa as official technical sponsor, were the protagonists of an event that is already a milestone in volleyball world. For the first time in the history of sport, the strongest Men's and Women's teams in Europe met in the same sports hall to delight more than 9,000 spectators at the Max Schmeling Halle in Berlin. Thanks to the TV coverage, the CEV Champions League Superfinals were followed by 75 nations, a figure that shows how much this new format proposed by CEV has been able to involve and fascinate. Igor Gorgonzola Novara, with 3-1 victory over Imoco Conegliano, won its first European trophy driven by brighter MVP star Paola Egonu and by Francesca Piccinini’s eternal class, who wins her seventh Champions League at age 40. With the Novara Cev Champions League, the Mikasa Team Uniform titles have risen to five this season: Women's Super Cup (Imoco Volley Conegliano), Men's Italian Cup (Sir Safety Conad Perugia), Italian Women's Cup (Igor Gorgonzola Novara), Italian Championship (Imoco Volley Conegliano) and Champions League (Igor Gorgonzola Novara).
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.
IT’S AN HISTORIC DOUBLE WIN IN NATIONAL CUP FOR MIKASA TEAM UNIFORM.2017 starts with a historic and exceptional goals for Mikasa Team Uniform. 32 days after the success of Cucine Lube Civitanova in Italian Cup - Men, for the first time Imoco Volley Conegliano won the tricolor trophy turning the spotlight on the Mikasa Team Uniform project.Imoco’s triumphal march continues unabated. After the Italian Title (2016, May 2) and Italia Supercup (2016, December 8), the Panthers won the Italian Cup last week end. Three hits in just in 10 months that made the exceptional path taken by the Venetian society, especially given that the current one is only the fourth season in the A1 League.During the Final Four, organized in Florence, Imoco Volley Conegliano has demonstrated a huge quantity of talent that have overshadowed their opponents.In the semifinals Serena Ortolani and her teammate have passed Novara 3-1 fielding a choral evidence that showed the great offensive quality.Conquered the first final of the Club’s history in this competition, Imoco Volley has not missed the opportunity and shutting out Modena 3-0 (25-23; 25-22; 25-23)Libero Monica De Gennaro was named as the MVP of the final.Imoco Volley success was aired live or near live in 48 Nations: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, Uruguay, Venezuela, USA, Canada, Botswana, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana , Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro , Cyprus.
The NVL is proud to announce the renewal of their sponsorship commitment from Mikasa. Mikasa has partnered with the NVL for multiple years now, it will continue to be toted as “the official volleyball of the National Volleyball League.”“Mikasa Corporation is honored to support NVL as the exclusive official game ball supplier. With this renewed partnership, we sincerely hope that Mikasa Corporation will play an effective and productive role in the continued growth of beach volleyball together with NVL”, said Mr. Yuji Saeki.NVL Founder Albert “AL-B” Hannemann expressed his excitement over the renewal of this epic, longtime partnership:“We are thrilled and excited about renewing our partnership with this industry leader. Mikasa has supported us for the past four years and it means a lot to our organization to have their continued support and commitment to growing the sport together for many more years to come.”Beach volleyball is now the fastest growing sport in history at the collegiate level. This fast growth has contributed to the NVL completing six successful years as a professional tour and developing the only beach volleyball academy with full time school in the United States at the Club Med Resort in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Top quality products for the German volleyball league (VBL)! MIKASA is the global market leader in volleyball and remains the official premium partner for all the federation leagues. The contract with MIKASA has been extended until 2021.“Mikasa Corporation is exceeding honored with the contract and the partnership with VBL to support their volleyball events. With this renewed partnership, Mikasa Corporation sincerely hopes to play an effective and productive role in the continued growth of volleyball in German”, says Mr. Saeki, President of Mikasa.The Japanese company provides balls, ball carrier, ball bags and mini-volleyballs for 74 teams in the 1st and 2nd leagues every season. “We have been cooperating with MIKASA since 2002. This is a leading partnership that always brings success. There is probably no other brand in volleyball, which is as well known as MIKASA” VBL President Michael Evers is delighted with the extension of the contract.The VBL's (German National Volleyball League) Managing Director, Klaus-Peter Jung, commented: "When it comes to the production and development of volleyballs, MIKASA stands for quality, and has been setting standards worldwide for many years. I am very pleased that we are cooperating with the best manufacturer on the market. The volleyball know-how at MIKASA is huge, and of course we benefit from this knowledge as a partner".The World Federation FIVB (Fédération Internationale de Volleyball) and the European Volleyball Association CEV also use MIKASA as an official game ball. In Germany, the Japanese company is represented by HAMMER SPORT AG. The MIKASA general importer from Neu-Ulm supports the partnership with VBL and is also a long-standing partner and sponsor of the German Volleyball Federation, the German volleyball youth and a further nine regional volleyball federations.
We are glad to announce the MIKASA Team CUCINE LUBE CIVITANOVA won the 2016/2017 Del Monte Coppa Italia Super Lega.Unipol Arena in Casalecchio di Reno celebrated with cheers of 9,000 spectators Cucine Lube Civitanova, one of the Mikasa Team Uniform, won the Del Monte Italian Cup in a thrilling 3-1 win over Trentino Volley.The Italian Cup Final Four was played with Mikasa MVA200 with the extraordinary exciting atmosphere of the Italian Male Volleyball League. In two days there were 17,000 spectators in total, the audience engaged by a big sports show with the highly scenic entertainment.The matches were broadcast live or near-live to Sportklub (Serbia, Kosovo, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Macedonia, Montenegro), Sportklub Poland (Poland), OTE (Greece), Saran (Turkey), Sky Mexico (Mexico , Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic), Sportmax (Caribbean Bermuda, Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, Caimán Islands, Jamaica, Granada, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago , Aruba, St Vincent and the Grenadines), Img and Perform (streaming worldwide distribution for betting).In Italy, thanks to the national channel Raisport, people have experienced the amazing atmosphere of the Unipol Arena.Thanks to the sponsorship with Italian Male Volleyball League and with Cucine Lube Civitanova, the Italian Cup was also a triumph for Mikasa.
We are glad to announce the MIKASA Team Imoco Volley Conegliano won the 2016/2017 ITALIAN Supercup.Two hundred days after winning the Italian National Championship, Imoco Volley (one of the teams wearing Mikasa Team Uniform) won the first domestic trophy of the season, beating 3-1 Foppapedretti Bergamo, cerebrated with more than 4,000 fans in attendance at Palaverde in Treviso.
Mikasa hosted the Gala dinner during XXXVII CEV General Assembly in Luxembourg. FIVB President Dr. Ary Graça, CEV President Mr. Aleksandar Boričić, CEV affiliated Natinal Federation and people related to the sport of volleyball gathered together to build solid relationships for creating future powerful events. (Pictures courtesy by CEVeventoLive.it)