Highlights

  • Al Rihla will be used during the FIFA World Cup
  • The ball was designed and manufactured by Adidas for the World Cup
  • Adidas promises a faster and lighter ball for the World Cup

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FIFA World Cup 2022: New tournament ball Al Rihla unveiled & tested by Casillas & Kaka

Al Rihla designed and manufactured by Adidas will be used as the official match ball of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

The official match ball for this year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar - the Al Rihla - was unveiled on Wednesday. The ball manufactured and designed by Adidas promises to be faster in flight than any previous World Cup ball. The design of the ball reflects the Qatari culture in the form of architecture, iconic boats and flags of the host nation.

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The tournament will be held in Doha as the ball was unveiled just ahead of the official draw which will take place on Friday.

Meanwhile, Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper and 2010 World Cup winner Iker Casillas and his teammate from Real Madrid and former Brazilian midfielder Kaka tested out the new Al Rihla ball in a friendly match with local children.

The 2022 World Cup will take place in Qatar from 21st November to 18th December.

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