The first season of the league will feature seven franchises fighting it out for the trophy. The teams are Calicut Heroes, Hyderabad Black Hawks, Chennai Blitz, Bengaluru Torpedoes, Kochi Blue Spikers, Kolkata Thunderbolts and Ahmedabad Defenders.
Prime Volleyball League will work with the two platforms and will share content with the players and teams. The deal will also include the teams and players creating accounts on the two platforms to involve fans through different contests and challenges.
Shashank Shekhar, Sr. Director, Content Strategy and Operations, Sharechat and Moj, said, “Volleyball’s popularity has been increasing over the years amongst users across India and we are eager to share engaging content around the sport with our community. We are looking forward to bringing Volleyball alive on our platforms with this association.”
Tuhin Mishra, Co-Founder & MD, Baseline Ventures, said, “It’s imperative for us to take the RuPay Prime Volleyball League to all corners of the country, and therefore with the association with ShareChat and Moj, we are looking to share engaging content with volleyball fans and give them an opportunity to experience the League from their respective locations.”
Recently, RuPay partnered with the Prime Volleyball League, as their official title sponsor.
The first season of the league will be telecasted on Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 3 (Hindi), and Sony TEN 4 (Tamil and Telugu).