Adidas presented in the country the “Al Rihla”, the official ball of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, a meeting in which the components used for its manufacture and how it will be used in favor of the sustainable development of the world were detailed.
The launch event took place on level 1 of Ágora Mall, with the support of Banco Popular Dominicano. Among the attendees were executives from the financial institution, directors of the Dominican Soccer League and the Dominican Soccer Federation, representatives of Club Atlético Pantoja and players from the National League.
“Al-Rihla”What does it mean “trip” in Arabic, it is the first ball in the tournament’s 92-year history that will directly contribute to raising funds to improve the lives of vulnerable children and young people around the world, with 1% of net sales going to the Common Goal movement.
Design inspiration comes from architecture, iconic boats and the Qatari flag, with bold and vibrant prints on a pearlescent background “reflecting the ever-accelerating pace of football, with speed revealing the color spectrum to excite.” both players and fans around the world at all levels of the sport”, highlighted the brand.
Similarly, they highlighted their commitment to the environment, reflected in the creation of ”Al Rihla”, the first World Cup ball with an eco-efficient and sustainable design, by carefully selecting all the components used during its manufacture, designed with threads, paints and water-based glues.
This is the 14th consecutive ball that Adidas has created for the FIFA World Cup and is designed to suit the higher speeds of today’s sport, as it travels faster in the air than any other ball from past World Cups.
The sports equipment brand announced that the ball to be used in Qatar will be on display for several weeks at Ágora Mall, where football fans and lovers will have the opportunity to see it to learn more about the World Cup and purchase it at the adidas Performance store located on the second level of this mall.