UEFA opens up ‘sports category’ tender for women’s competition

November 11 – UEFA is opening up a tender process for what it is calling its ‘sports category’ for its women’s competitions 2021-25. The category includes official match ball, sports equipment and apparel.

The process will be officially launched Monday November 16 and will be handled by UEFA’s commercial agency for its women’s competitions TRM Partners.

The tender will be across all UEFA women’s competitions: Euro 2022, Euro 2025, Under-17 Championship, Under-19 Championship, Futsal Euro, and the newly centralised Women’s Champions League.

“The sports category packages will comprise the right to produce and market both the official match ball (“OMB”) and /or sports equipment and apparel (including footwear) (“Apparel”) for the relevant competitions,” said UEFA.

Tender documentation is available from TRM Partners, with UEFA saying initial applications should include “Company name – Brand of balls, footwear or apparel manufactured – Details of current similar contracts held.”

The tender process closes January 15.

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