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Cricket Legend Shane Warne Appointed Dafabet Sports Ambassador

Cricket Legend Shane Warne Appointed Dafabet Sports Ambassador

Sports and Cricket legend Shane Warne has signed a five year agreement to represent leading online gaming brand dafabet as its sports representative and brand Ambassador.

Shane, recognized as one of the top five cricketers of the twentieth century and regarded as one of the ‘true greats’ of cricket:  viewed by many as the greatest bowler of all time – taking over 1,000 international wickets, as well as a talented, prolific scoring batsmen – with over 4,000 runs in his career, retired from the game in 2013 but remains a leading personality in international sporting circles.

Announcing the appointment, Mr. Dimitris Karatzas, Chief Executive of dafabet said that the company was delighted to have as its main sports ambassador, a sportsman of Shane’s caliber.

“Shane’s amazing achievements in cricket and his ongoing profile in international sport, fit well with the dafabet brand and our aspirations for continued growth internationally. It’s an exciting partnership and we have big plans for the future and that is why we wanted an extended five year agreement with Shane to start!” added Karatzas.

Dafabet:  Dafabet is Asia’s leading online betting site and home to some of the best gaming products on the web, including Sports Betting, Online Casino and Live Dealer. Its sports offering boasts the best experience in betting across a multitude of events across football, basketball and tennis, and in particular, its in-depth cricket product features a huge array of markets and leagues to bet on, both before, and live during matches. Dafabet holds multiple licenses from all over the world including the Philippines, UK and Curacao.

Dafabet Named As Official Team Sponsor of Fulham FC

Dafabet are pleased to announce a new partnership with recently promoted Fulham FC. The two-year agreement will see global betting brand Dafabet as the official team sponsor of London’s oldest Football Club.

  • Leading global betting brand Dafabet signs a two-year deal to become Fulham FC’s new official Team Sponsor.
  • Dafabet will see its branding across LED advertising boards and interview backdrops in Craven Cottage, strengthening its affiliation with the Premier League.
  • Dafabet will offer unique promotions and special price boosts throughout The Cottagers Premier League return.

The announcement of the new partnership will coincide with the Club’s 2018-19 season, which will carry the Dafabet logo on kits for both the First Team and Fulham Ladies.

As well as presence on the front of playing shirts, Dafabet branding will be visible around Craven Cottage on match day and across the Club’s social media channels. Association with an iconic kit and stadium which Fulham FC poses provides undeniable gain for Dafabet’s gaming platform.

Following a memorable campaign in the English Championship, the Cottager’s have a growing presence in world football, which Dafabet hopes to engage and in turn build off. The combination of Fulham FC’s Premier League association and Dafabet’s global platform can benefit both parties exponentially.

Dimitris Karatzas, Chief Executive Officer at Dafabet, commented: “We are delighted to continue our long-lasting presence in the Premier League by partnering with a club full of heritage and tradition.  While the relationship is in the early stages, our initial discussions with the club’s officials have given me every confidence that we share the same passion for football, we’re looking forward to a fruitful and successful partnership.”

John Cruces, Head of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship at Dafabet, said: “We’re very proud to announce our partnership with Fulham Football Club who are steeped in tradition being London’s oldest club. Being one of the most recognised Asian brands it was very important to us to continue to be seen in the most watched league in club football, especially seeing more new gaming brands entering football of late.  We’ll be bringing the highest level of experience to the partnership and will engage with both the club and fans, working towards common goals. It goes without saying we look forward to forming a successful relationship, roll on the new season.”

Casper Stylsvig, chief revenue officer of Fulham FC, said: “I am delighted that the Club has been able to benefit from the team’s tremendous success of last season’s promotion to the Premier League by securing a shirt sponsorship deal.  We look forward to enjoying our return to the top flight with Dafabet and working with them to continue to grow the Club’s brand globally.”

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