Premier League champions Manchester City have linked with OKX, the second largest crypto exchange globally, to make it the club’s official crypto exchange partner.
This is OKX’s first foray into the sport and entertainment world, with the exchange set to work alongside the men’s and women’s football teams, as well as its esports operations.
According to FinTech Finance, OKX’s cryptocurrency exchange is trusted by over 20 million people across 180 markets as a place to ‘explore the power of crypto’.
The two parties will collaborate on a range of exclusive experiences for OKX’s global customer base in addition to an in-stadium presence across the Etihad and Academy Stadium.
City Football Group COO Roel De Vries said, “We are pleased to welcome OKX as an Official Partner of Manchester City today as they look to venture into the world of sports. The new partnership aligns our shared values of innovation, drive for success and being at the cutting edge of our respective industries. Their broad and inclusive approach to targeting diverse audiences resonates with our approach. We look forward to working together throughout the partnership.”
OKX CEO Jay Hao added, “We are delighted to partner with Manchester City, one of the world’s best-loved and most successful teams. Football and crypto share something important; they are for everyone, they create inclusivity within society. For OKX, Manchester City is a Club that represents the effect football has to make a positive difference in people’s lives, to bring people together around a shared love of the beautiful game. We are entering the Premier League for the first time as City’s official crypto partner to celebrate this community spirit in the world of football because it’s something we both share.”
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