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18 December 2015 | in 3x3 World University League, FISU, Basketball 3x3

FISU seals Agreement with Molten for 3X3 World University League 2016-2018



LAUSANNE – FISU, the International University Sports Federation, and Molten, a leading company in sports goods worldwide, have sealed an agreement to further develop the brand new FISU World University League of 3x3 Basketball which was inaugurated in 2015.

With this partnership Molten, also partner of the International Handball Federation, will take on the role of Official Ball Supplier for the FISU World University League of 3x3 Basketball for the period 2016 to 2018. Molten will launch and promote a dedicated 3x3 ball co-branded with FISU for the World University League.

FISU Secretary General, Eric Saintrond: “FISU is pleased to have Molten on board for the further development of 3x3 basketball on the university level. Molten, being a worldwide reference, will without doubt add quality to the courts of the FISU World University League of 3x3 Basketball.”

Molten President and CEO Kiyo Tamiaki: “As a long term FIBA (International Basketball Federation) partner, Molten is committed to contributing to the development of 3x3 basketball.  We are excited with FISU’s initiatives to promote the sport at the university level. It is our great pleasure to be a part of it by supplying our brand new 3x3 basketball, ‘Libertria 5000 3x3’.” 

About Molten

Molten, a manufacturer of balls and sports equipment, has been making and marketing basketballs, volleyballs, handballs and soccer balls of uncompromising quality since 1958. Molten produces a wide range of athletic balls in several sport categories. In addition to being the official basketball of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), Molten is also the official handball of the International Handball Federation (IHF). Molten continues to raise global standards, supplying the official game balls and sports equipment for numerous organizations, federations, leagues, and tournaments around the world.

For further information, please visit www.molten.co.jp/sports/en/