Handball Federation of Russia and Joma Sport announce new technical partnership
The Spanish sport brand Joma becomes the new technical partner of the Handball Federation of Russia till the end of the 2023/24 season! Men’s and Women’s national handball teams as well as Youth teams will be equipped with uniforms and training kits from the Spanish company. The new collection, designed exclusively for the Handball Federation of Russia, will be presented for the 2020-2021 season. The referees of the Parimatch Super League will receive the uniforms from the technical partner as well.
The agreement with the HFR will provide Joma with the new opportunities on the Russian sport market and world handball.
“The collaboration with Handball Federation of Russia is very inspiring for us,’ Alberto López, General Director of Joma Sport says. ‘We have already developed a strong working relationship in a short period of time, and I am convinced that, together, we will be even stronger. Joma is firmly committed to quality and design, emphasizes López, and now we will be fully focused on providing highest standards of service to Russian players as to one of our flagships in Europe”.
“The successes of our national teams – first of all, the women’s teams – and handball development in our country make the HFR a promising partner. The evidence of that is the contract with the Joma company, which is one of the leading sport brands in world handball and other sports, – believes Lev Voronin, the HFR General Director. – I hope that our teams will reach new heights wearing the new uniform”.
In the 2020/21 season the Russian men’s national team will play at the World Championship in Egypt. The women’s team will perform at the Women’s EHF EURO 2020 in December, the Olympic Qualification Tournament in March and, in case of successful qualification, at the Olympic Games in summer.
About the Handball Federation of Russia
The Handball Federation of Russia is in charge of the national handball teams, organizes the Parimatch Super League, Youth Team Championship, Premier and First League Championships, Children’s competitions.
Handball is the only team sport in Russia and the USSR with gold medals claimed by the both men’s and women’s national teams. The winning traditions of Russian handball have been lasting for decades. Totally the Russian national teams won 12 Olympic medals – 7 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze ones.
Joma Sport is the most successful Spanish sports brand, with the highest sales volume in the sports market and ranked in the top ten of world brands. It is a 100% Spanish company founded by Fructuoso López in 1965 and today Joma is present in more than 100 countries. Since its formation, Joma has been closely linked to two sports: football and athletics. In football, it sponsors, among others, CSKA Moscu, Villarreal CF, RSD Anderlech, TSG Hoffenheim, Cruz Azul in Mexico, Atalanta BC and Torino FC, Swansea City, Toulouse CF and some national teams as Ukraine.
In handball Joma has experienced strong growth in recent years, especially in sponsorship of European Federations, such as Spain, Croatia, Belarus, Slovenia, Ukraine. In clubs, Joma is already dressing more than 100 professional teams in Europe, Asia and Africa.