Football release: Nike Maxim introduced for FA Cup semi-finals


It’s FA Cup semi-final weekend and has some exciting news for you – the Nike Maxim football is set to make its FA Cup debut!

As supporting partner of the FA Cup, Nike will now supply match balls for every FA Cup game, starting this weekend with Millwall v Wigan Athletic and Chelsea v Manchester City.

Nike’s partnership with The Football Association, announced in September 2012, includes the role as supporting partner of the FA Cup and this entails the supplying of match balls.


Featuring design and performance innovation that offer superb responsiveness, touch and ball flight, the Nike Maxim is enhanced with Nike RaDaR (Rapid Decision and Response) technology, a lab and field-tested standard of visual performance that allows players to see the ball better and helps them make split second, game changing decisions.

To maximize first touch and distribution, a five layer construction guarantees optimal first touch whilst a 360° sweet spot provides a consistent response off the foot. Meanwhile the Geo II Balanced Technology, an aerodynamic textured casing, delivers an accurate and powerful strike, no matter where you hit the ball.

What do you think of the colourway for the FA Cup Maxim? Let us know in the comments section below or on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

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