Pakistan is internationally renowned for the production of several goods and sports equipment is one of the major exporting industries of Pakistan.
Footballs produced in Pakistan have been used in multiple major international competitions. Recently, footballs produced in Pakistan were used as the official match balls in FIFA World Cup 2014.
Now, with FIFA World Cup 2018 just around the corner, Pakistan, Once again, has been entrusted with the responsibility to produce and provide official match balls for the biggest football tournament of the world. This certainly is an extremely proud moment for the nation, but what makes it even better, is that Pakistan actually managed to retain the responsibility from the last world cup.
This news was confirmed by the Russian Ambassador to Pakistan, Mr.Alexey Dedov. He confirmed that the official match balls for FIFA World Cup 2018 would be produced in Sialkot, Pakistan.
Dedov also added, “Pakistan is one of the most renowned countries in the world in the manufacture of sports equipment; we want to enhance our cooperation with Pakistan to other sectors as well”.
This speaks volumes about the potential present in our country.