Picture courtesy of the ITTF

German manufacturer DONIC has once again been confirmed as the table sponsor and supplier for the 2012 LIEBHERR Men’s World Cup when the tournament is staged in Liverpool from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September.

Not only will DONIC be the sponsor at the Echo Arena in September, they will also be the table sponsor and supplier for the prestigious competition for a further three years – taking their total to five consecutive years.

“The ITTF is extremely pleased that DONIC took the initiative and requested an extension to the sponsorship as the table supplier for the Men’s World Cup,” said Adham Sharara, ITTF President. He added: “This initiative was received with open arms by the ITTF, as we look for a long term partnership with DONIC and innovative table designs.”

Frank Schreiner, the President of DONIC said: “We are very pleased that the ITTF has confidence in our brand and has agreed to prolong the agreement as the table supplier for the Men’s World Cup. It is one of the most important tournaments on the world table tennis circuit.”

This year’s competition will see the newly crowned Olympic gold medalist take on the best challengers from across the globe, including the World Cup holder and regional champions from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America and Oceana.

Last year’s field in Paris included none other than; Wang Hao, Zhang Jike, Timo Boll, Jun Mizutani, Vladimir Samsonov, Joo See Hyuk and Michael Maze among others.

This time in Liverpool the English squad will also have a representative involved as they hope to pick up a few big scalps on one of the world’s biggest stages against the world’s best players.

To book your tickets for the Men’s World Cup at the Echo Arena simply click the links below or call the box office number and guarantee your seat.


Box Office: 0844 8000 400