The New Ligue 1 Ball for the 2017-2018 Season
uhlsport presents ELYSIA the official match ball of Ligue 1 Conforama
Starting in 2017/18, uhlsport will provide the official match ball for the top French football league. Previously uhlsport provided the ball for the Domino’s Ligue 2. "The deal is the next logical step in order to expand the strength of our brand within our second strongest global market. The thought of uhlsport high performance balls rolling into the spectacular French stadiums fill us with unbridled joy," says Melanie Steinhilber, managing director of uhlsport GmbH. The ball Elysia concentrates the quintessence of the technological know-how of uhlsport. Making a double reference to the Elysian field of the mythology “reserved to the virtuous men and heroes”, and place of celebration of the French victories, Elysia has an exclusive and innovative design especially developed for the Ligue 1 Conforama. Since 1948, uhlsport, brand 100% football, concentrates on the innovation and the performances when it designs a ball which will be confronted with the requirements of the high level. Its innovative patented construction and the exclusive materials used offer excellent match performance. The technology of “thermo bonding” allows a perfect roundness and extremely low water uptake. The external PU material is very resistant to the abrasion. The bladder and its carcass offer a perfect roundness and excellent air retention. The unique construction of the ball supplies amazing trajectory performances. uhlsport developed a complete range of balls Elysia for clubs training and leisure activities, available in all the best sporting goods shops.