AFCON 2015 ball uncovered
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Cape Town - The adidas ball to be utilized at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Equatorial Guinea, has been uncovered.
The competition, initially planned for Morocco, will happen between January 17 and February 8 one year from now.
The ball has been named the "Marhaba" which is an Arabic word for "welcome".
The Marhaba, will be formally uncovered on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 amid the draw of the competition at the Sipopo Convention Center in Malabo.
Taking spark from the many-sided history of the competition and its broadly enthusiastic fans, the ball was composed in a joint effort with CAF. The different gold and blue coloring on the ball speaks to the differentiating scenes of the mainland, from the Sahara desert to the splendid sky blue sky of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean.
Like its partners in provincial and universal competitions, Marhaba has experienced an exhaustive testing procedure to verify that it is suited to the playing conditions amid the competition. The engineering joined into the bladder and corpse of the ball is indistinguishable to the Brazuca (2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil) and the ever prominent UEFA Champions League™ Official Match Ball.
The ball will be accessible to purchase at chose adidas retail outlets and related stockists from Monday, December 1, 201