August, 16 2023.
The recent appointment of former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu as Chairman of Enyimba International FC of Aba yielded its first major dividend on Wednesday, with the reigning Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) Champions announcing that they have signed a multi-year shirt sponsorship deal with Stake.com, a giant in the world of cryptocurrency. www.ckdmefia.ng reports.
Details of the partnership are still very sketchy, but
Stake.com is seen as a big player, and already has Nigeria born New Zealander and UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya as their brand and global ambassador.
Adesanya featured in a 53 Seconds audio and visual montage, through which the two-time African Champions, Enyimba FC announced what could eventually become a long-term deal, on their Social Media platforms.
The collaboration marks the first-ever in the history of the NPFL, and through the partnership, Stake will be looking to offer their community exclusive VIP experiences and special offers in the crypto world’s biggest sports betting site.
Since it was launched in 2017, Stake.com has enjoyed a steep rise in the crypto betting market, using innovative product design and promotional markets to become the world’s leading crypto sportsbook with over 30 billion bets processed.
Having previously sponsored Table Tennis’ TT Cup in 2020, their new collaboration marks the first-ever crypto partnership in Nigeria football, but there are records of the company partnering with Canadian superstar Drake, Argentine football legend Sergio Aguero, the UFC, English football teams Gillingham, Watford, Everton, and many more.