The EHF will use the inflatable iGoal for its development programmes for beach and mini handball.
The European Handball Federation has announced the signing of a cooperation deal with Air Structures International (ASI), manufacturer of the unique iGoal line of inflatable goalposts.
The EHF will use the high quality inflatable goals for its development programmes for beach and mini handball. The EHF has 49 member federations and one associated federation and this is a cooperation agreement lasting until February 2013.
ASI will produce iGoals in EHF brand colours with blue posts and yellow nets which will include both EHF and ASI logos. The 2400mm x 1600mm iGoal will be used for mini handball with 3000mm x 2000mm for beach handball.
Commenting on the new partnership, Helmut Höritsch, who is responsible for education and development at the European Handball Federation, said: “We are very happy with the iGoal product, it is very functional and safe for schools and clubs to use, and will form an important part of our development programmes for both mini and beach handball in the future.”
Peter Rose, ASI General Manager, said: “We are pleased to enter into this agreement with the European Handball Federation which extends the popular iGOAL to a new market.”
Bob Rae, ASI Chairman noted: “The iGoal models now being introduced to these new markets represent more than five years of refinement. They feature the most durable materials and the latest design enhancements. From the goals themselves, to the accessories that accompany them – including the convenient bags, the durable pumps and the field anchors – sports fans can expect years of play.”
iGoal, featuring the unique Rigid Air Technology, is an inflatable goal that is light-weight, easily portable, quick to use – inflating in seconds – and is suitable for recreational or match play. iGoal focuses upon player safety and ease of use; with nine models ranging from Mini (6x4/) to full-size adult goals (24x8).
iGoal is a registered trademark of Air Structures International, worldwide rights reserved.
About Air Structures International
Air Structures International (ASI), has its corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom, is the manufacturer of iGoal which feature the unique Rigid Air Technology construction. iGoal inflatable goals are available in numerous sizes, from a Mini 6’x4’/1830mm x 12200mm ideal for children’s use indoors or outdoors, to a regulation full-size 24’x8’ adult goal. The range includes Match goals for use in 7v7 and 9v9 games. All iGoal models are self-contained, easy to carry and durable; with a focus upon safety and ease of use. For more information about ASI and iGoals visit: www.airstructuresinternational.com