Zagreb, October 16, 2019 - The Korean company Nassau, which – since its establishment in 1971 -  produces and distributes sports equipment, mostly balls for all ball sports, donated 500 balls (of which 470 for basketball) to the Croatian Olympic Committee for the needs of local sports communities. Nassau’s General Manager Ho-Cheol  Lee, in the company of the Director of KBCZ (Korean Business Center Zagreb) Eun Ah Park, presented a symbolic "merchandise cheque" to the Croatian Olympic Committee’s Vice President Morana Paliković Gruden, with the announcement that the ball delivery will be at the end of this month and early November.

In addition to gratitude and expressed satisfaction with this donation, Paliković Gruden also emphasized the importance of a special donation of 30 football and 20 basketball balls, intended for female team sports, whose popularization she has been very engaged in and awarded for this work by prestigious international associations.

Croatian Olympic Committee’s Vice President Sanda Čorak held a presentation on the status of sports in Croatia, its link with other activities, structure of COC, as well as efforts for greater representation of women in the governing sports structures of sports.

Nassau’s General Manager Ho-Cheol Lee presented the South Korean company and its sports assortment, emphasizing the continued representation at the Asian Games and some significant global successes, such as the selection for the official tennis ball at the Seoul Olympics in 1988 or at the Australian Open in the approximately same period.

The meeting at the Zagreb Hotel Panorama was attended by representatives of several county sports communities, to whom the balls will be donated, and 15 football players of the ŽNK Agram - of  cadet, junior and senior age categories. (COC/VK)