FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023
Introducing 1,200 pieces of Limited Edition of the
Official Game Ball designed exclusively for the Final
Molten Corporation (Headquarters: Nishi-ku, Hiroshima City, Japan; President and CEO: Kiyo Tamiaki), a manufacturer of competition quality sports balls and equipment, will provide the exclusive official game ball design for the “FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023” final, taking place in Manila, Philippines on September 10th, 2023.
The official game ball design exclusive for the final was developed based on the “BG5000 World Cup 2023 Official Game Ball”. The ball is engraved with the tournament logo, the Naismith Trophy in gold, and the date of the final game. Limited to 1,200 units, this special edition will be available from September 4, 2023 in selected markets. The limited edition will be packaged in a premium box with a gold plate engraved with the serial number. Each ball is engraved with the serial number as well.
Molten continues to develop and provide the absolute highest quality products with technological innovation for the greater basketball community to fulfill the brand statement “For the real game”
1） Exclusive Design for the Final
The design is based on the “BG5000 World Cup 2023 Official Game Ball”, decorated with heart and wave elements expressing “The Passions wave”, symbolizing the passion of basketball fans spreading across the world as one heartbeat. The ball is engraved with the Naismith trophy in gold and the game date of the final. In addition, four of the 12 panels are adorned with glitter lamination.
2） Premium Box
Each ball is engraved with a serial number packaged in a customized box printed with the tournament logo, including a gold serial number plate.
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Official Website
Molten, a manufacturer of balls and sports equipment, has been making and marketing basketballs, handballs, soccer balls, and volleyballs, of uncompromising quality since 1958. Molten continues to raise global standards, supplying the official game balls and sports equipment for major leagues, teams and international tournaments around the world.
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For the real game
Molten's brand statement, “For the real game”, encapsulates what we hope to accomplish through our products and activities. It is our conviction that the real game happens only when impeccable balls and sports equipment enable athletes to realize their full potential and maximize performance.
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International Market Sales & Marketing Department