Macron new technical partner of the Macedonia Basketball Federation
Another international federation has joined the Macron basketball community. The Hero company is the new technical partner of the Macedonia Basketball Federation, the governing body responsible for all basketball in North Macedonia. The four-year agreement includes the supply of technical sportswear and match kits by the Italian brand to the men's and women's national teams and the youth sector.
Founded in 1948, the Macedonia Basketball Federation has been affiliated with FIBA since 1993. It is based in Skopje and manages the activities of the men's and women's national teams, as well as organising the Makedonska prva liga - the main basketball championship in the Balkan country. The Macedonian men's national team has taken part in five editions of the European Championships, securing a prestigious fourth place in 2011.
High technicality, a bespoke design and attention to detail characterise the clothing that Macron will supply for Macedonia Basketball Federation. The agreement includes the supply of match kits, training and leisurewear for players and staff of the men's and women's national teams.
"We welcome this technical partnership with the Macedonia Basketball Federation with great pleasure. - commented Francesco Ventura, Area Manager of Macron - This is a country rich in basketball tradition, and it is exciting to be able to develop and produce a line of clothing that best expresses the identity of the national teams, combining tradition with a modern and refined design".
"On this occasion, I would like to express my special thanks to Macron for their interest in this joint, and I hope long-term cooperation with our federation. Commencing today, we hope to achieve even better results together and celebrate all new successes in Macedonian basketball. We are honoured to partner with Macron and to entrust them with upholding the image, not only of the federation but also of many other segments of basketball in Macedonia: to be present, to be respected, and to be part of our successful team for the foreseeable future"- stated Pero Antic, President of the Macedonian Basketball Federation.