The common route between Mikasa and Sir Safety Conad Perugia started under the sign of success with the victory of the 2019 Italian Super Cup.A trophy arrived at the end of an exciting Final Four: Sir Safety Conad Perugia, Cucine Lube Civitanova Marche, Leo Shoes Modena and Itas Trentino, four of the best teams in the world, offered a sporting performance of the highest level once again demonstrating that the best volleyball in the world is played in Italy.After the semifinal with Trentino, Sir Safety Conad Perugia had to fight until the last ball of the tie-break to get the better of a beautiful Modena, executed in the last points by the aces of the Cuban champion Wilfredo Leon.The Final Four of the Italian Supercup 2019 was the first trophy in Italy to be played with the new Mikasa V200W, chosen by the Serie A Volleyball League as official and exclusive ball for the 75th Italian Championship (Credem Superlega, A2 and A3) and all events.The public's response is always exceptional: sold out the sports hall of Civitanova Marche (MC) and a large following on TV and internet streaming thanks to the Rai Sport live broadcasts.
The MIKASA indoor volleyball(V200W), beach volleyball (VLS300) and water polo balls(W6000W and W6009W) will be the official game balls for the 30th edition of the South East Asian Games, which The Philippines will host from 30th November to 11th December 2019.Mikasa Corporation is exceedingly honored with the partnership with the SEA Games and sincerely hopes to play an effective and productive role in the continued growth of Volleyball, Beach Volleyball and Water Polo in South East Asian Countries as well as in the rest of the world.
Moscow, Russia, August 9, 2019. The CEV and Mikasa Corporation have extended their long-term partnership for another four years up until 2024, following a signing ceremony held on Friday late afternoon in Moscow, right at the iconic venue that is currently playing host to the 2019 edition of CEV EuroBeachVolley. The two organisations continue to work closely together to grow the game at all levels, as they both strive for innovation and work hard to modernise the sport. CEV President Aleksandar Boričić and the President and CEO of Mikasa Corporation, Mr Yuji Saeki, signed the extension of the cooperation for another four-year term. “We had very fruitful and productive negotiations with our long-term partners and friends at Mikasa,” the CEV President said. “I am especially happy to see that we share the same vision and determination to grow the sport at all levels, from the grassroots to the top events, and this is where the extension of our partnership becomes especially important,” he continued. The CEV have fostered a tremendous transformational journey of European Volleyball and its governance under the leadership of President Boričić. “Mikasa understand the virtuosity of this process and its benefits towards the further growth of Volleyball and I am pleased that they have accepted to support us for another four years, with an unprecedented level of commitment. The prolongation of the partnership truly shows that we are one Volleyball team, sharing the same goals and vision,” the CEV President concluded. “Mikasa Corporation is extremely honoured with the extension of our partnership with the CEV and with the opportunity to support their Volleyball and Beach Volleyball events as well as the long-term growth of the sport in Europe by providing everyone involved with the right products to play Volleyball and Beach Volleyball, Together with the CEV we will continue to work hard and strive for more excellence,” Mr. Saeki concluded.”
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)