The Ryman League’s clubs and their fans can start looking forward to benefitting from a new match ball and benchwear sponsorship partnership with leading international sports brand Mitre.
The partnership will kick-off in at the beginning of the 2017-18 season, and will see all 72 clubs throughout the Rymans League use a unique Mitre professional football and wear Mitre benchwear when on the touchline! The football will be engineered with Hyperseam technology – a patented technology designed to deliver unrivalled performance, pin-point accuracy and rapid speed. The football with reflect the Isthmian’s colours – meaning a fluo ball being used throughout the season.
Ryman League chairman – Nick Robinson – is delighted to be teaming up with the leading brand Mitre, who also supply numerous other competitions around the world including the English Football League, Scottish Premier League and Welsh Premier League in the UK alone. Robinson said of the partnership: ‘’We have been very impressed with Mitre, and the quality of their clothing as well as the match ball is extremely good. This is a step forward for the Ryman League to be associated with Mitre. Given the match ball they will product, we will use a yellow colours ball throughout the season rather than changing from a white to yellow for the winter months.’’
Chris Degnan, Head of National Field Sales for the UK commented: ‘’We are delighted to announce our partnership with the Ryman League, which will see us supply both benchwear and match balls to all teams. Mitre has a strong history, celebrating its 200th year anniversary in 2017, and our values lie truly at the heart of the game. This sponsorship allows us to continue supporting clubs at all levels, delivering high quality kit and footballs to the players and coaches.’’