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Official match ball ‘Ivie’ takes center stage at NWFL Premiership Super 6

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By Saheed Afolabi

 

The official ball for the 2022 NWFL Premiership Super 6 has been unveiled by the NWFL.

The new ball ‘Ivie’ was inspired by the Bini word for Corals, a beautiful ornament of Royalty worn around the neck or adorned on the head by brides and Queens in the Oba’s place for grand occasions or ceremonies.

The artwork used for it’s design brings a sense of tradition, which is closely linked with the spirit of the Super 6 tournament. The 2022 NWFL Premiership Super 6 ball is predominantly white, with a garish upper graphics that combines blue brush stroke prints with striping in neon pink colours. While the logos of the NWFL and Ivie are black.

The ‘Ivie’ was comprehensively tested to make sure it is suitable for professional football and was used at the NWFL/Laliga Show Your Other Side Challenge Novelty Match. It has an excellent shape precision, flight stability, predictability after bounce and it is well durable.

The 2022 NWFL Premiership Super 6 will hold at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin, kicking off from the 16th of May to the 22nd of May 2022.