Pakistan gets contract to provide footballs for FIFA World Cup
Pakistan Forward Sports (Pvt) Ltd has been given the contract to manufacture footballs for this year’s FIFA World Cup. Forward Sports have produced official footballs for the UEFA Champions League, the Africa Cup of Nations and the German Bundesliga.
Khwaja Masood Akhtar, owner and CEO of Forward Sports was delighted by the news saying “Forward Sports is one of the major suppliers for Adidas and the official brand sponsor for the 2014 games. When they announced that we would be making the official ball, we had a party.
“This gives us good satisfaction that this big brand has trusted us that the job can be done in Pakistan. It is very exciting, not only for me but for my colleagues and the country.”
During the last World Cup in 2010, all the footballs were manufactured in a special factory in China, but Forward Sports has been given the contract.