The Premier League club, Manchester City have announced a global partnership with one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges, OKX. Following this deal, OKX has been named as the club’s official cryptocurrency exchange partner.
The partnership, which is OKX’s first foray into the world of sport and entertainment will include Manchester City’s men’s and women’s teams, as well as the club’s esports operations.
OKX’s fast, secure, and innovative cryptocurrency exchange is trusted by over 20 million people in over 180 markets as a place to discover the power of crypto.
OKX and Manchester City both believe in inspiring ongoing innovation, talent development, and technological advancements, which is a key partnership alignment for both organisations.
In addition to an in-stadium presence across the Etihad Stadium and Academy Stadium, the new partners will also collaborate on several exclusive experiences for OKX’s global customer base.
Roel De Vries, Chief Operating Officer, City Football Group, 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 with 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.”
Jay Hao, CEO of OKX, commented, “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.”
On the field, the title-chasing Manchester City will play Manchester United on Sunday at 10 PM IST. The defending Premier League champions have currently held the number one spot on the points table.