The Mizoram Football Association and sports equipment manufacturer Nivia will work together after agreeing on a three year partnership.
MFA President Lal Thanzara and Nivia Managing Director Rajesh Kharbandara both signed the MoU on Friday, May 25 at the MFA Annual General Meeting at the Berawtlang Convention Centre.
Nivia will provide official jersey and kits for the Mizoram state football team as well as supply football and futsal balls for the MFA’s leagues.
Mizo football legend S. Malsawmtluanga unveiled the new Nivia Antrix football which will be used in the upcoming MPL-7. While Lalengemawia, better known as Apuia, Mizoram’s representative at the FIFA U-17 World Cup unveiled the new Nivia Simbolo Futsal ball which will be used in the new season of the MFA Futsal League.
“The MFA is a valued partner to us, which is why we give our priority amid a congested schedule to sign the agreement.” said Kharbandara. “Mizoram has left a terrific mark in Indian football. It has played and will go on to play an integral part in the evolution of Indian football. I am very pleased that we will be able to partner with the MFA.”
MFA Honorary Secretary Lalnghinglova Hmar gave a brief explication of the MoU and stated the MFA’s delight in partnering with a sports business giant in the country.