Al-Ikhsan Sports first retailer in the world to launch The Messi Kidswear BrandANAS AHMAD
The collection was launched at Football Republic, Sunway Pyramid by Al-Ikhsan Sports CEO, Vach Pillutla, Vingino Netherlands CEO, Jan Van Den Berg and Youths and Sports Minister, Hannah Yeoh.
“It is indeed a great honour to be associated with the brand Messi” says Pilluta.
“The Messi magic goes beyond the pitch and he is now the symbol of how someone can rise from the mere working class and emerge as the top player in the game and excel at the highest level, we hope the kids can learn this virtue from Lionel Messi”, he adds
Jan Den Berg says “we are very happy to be associated with Al-Ikhsan Sports as they have football in their DNA and I am sure that no one can do better justice to the Messi branded apparel than them”.
The collection is targeted at kids aged two years old to teenagers and includes t-shirts, polos, hoodies, shorts, track bottoms, and underwear.
Hannah Yeoh in her speech says “our children today are looking for a role model and I am excited to see them, including girls, inspired by Messi and I believe this will be a launching pad to stir their interest in sports”.
Prices for Messi Branded Fashion Kidswear start from RM59, keeping with Al-Ikhsan's core purpose of making sports affordable for all.
The products will be first available in 30 selected Al-Ikhsan Sports outlets, Football Republic, and on Al-Ikhsan Sports’ website from 6 Jan onwards.