Bankstown District Amateur Football Association (BDAFA) today announced that it has signed a sponsorship deal with leading football brand, Mitre International.

The deal will see the brand become the “Official Match Ball for the BDAFA Platinum League 1 and Women’s Premier League Competitions”. The two competitions are the highest level of competition in the district.

The agreement will see the brand, who is celebrating its 200th birthday worldwide, provide Match balls to all of the teams in both competitions.

“It’s a ground breaking deal for the association and one that will benefit all the players involved. Hopefully this is the start of a long relationship which will benefit all members of the Bankstown community” said BDAFA General Manager, Shane Merry

The British company has been going from strength to strength both locally and internationally after being used in the English Premier League and only recently being named the official match ball of the FFA Cup for the next three years.

“The ball that will be given to the BDAFA Platinum League teams is the Mitre Monde V12S which is a serious match ball which will provide the same lively performance on wet and dry surfaces. The players will enjoy using this high-quality match balls” stated Mitre NSW Teamwear Dealer, Robert Wheatley.

The BDAFA Platinum League along with all other BDAFA competitions will kick off on Saturday 1 April with the Ladies kicking off the next day on Sunday 2 April.