The Mitre Delta Hyperseam, Mitre’s most technologically advanced football ever produced, is to continue as The EFL’s Official Match Ball for the 2018/19 season.
After returning to action over the opening weekend of the EFL season, football fans around the world familiarised themselves with the Official Match Ball as Derby County and Reading kicked off the season in dramatic fashion.
Alongside their partnership with the EFL, Mitre will also become the Official Football Supplier across all FA Competitions from the start of the 2018/19 season, including the Emirates FA Cup, as Mitre take its place across English football.
The match ball featured in FA competitions for the first time during the Community Shield Final on Sunday, held at Wembley, between Premier League Champions Manchester City and FA Cup holders Chelsea.
As the EFL’s Official Ball, Mitre’s Delta Hyperseam will feature in 1,656 matches across the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two. A further 15 games will be played in the Sky Bet Play-Offs, where the ball will grace Wembley’s hallowed turf bringing the season to an exciting climax. Bespoke editions of the ball will also be used for the Checkatrade Trophy and the Carabao Cup.
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