Mitre brand soccer match ball, used in the 1991 NSL Grand Final between Melbourne Croatia and South Melbourne Hellas.

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Ball
Date Used
May 1991
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Brief Description
Synthetic soccer ball, autographed in pen by players from both sides in the 1991 NSL Grand Final. Ball is white and bears 2 "V" shaped designs of black and yellow stripes on each side. Printed on two sides of the ball in red, yellow and blue striped lettering are the word "mitre". Below this is a logo. The words "DELTA/COSMIC" are positioned beneath the logo. The logo on one side of the ball features a world map and the words "F.I.F.A/APPROVED", whilst the logo on the other side is shield shaped, featuring the words "AUSTRALIAN SOCCER FEDERATION." Signatures include Francis Awaritefe, Paul Donnelly, Paul Wade, Paul Trimboli, and Ange Postecoglou.
Measurements
1 - Ball: H: 220 W: 205 D: 210mm (H: 8 11/16 W: 8 1/16 D: 8 1/4")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
May 1991
Location
In storage
Registration No
N2011.17.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust

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