In news out this week, Telemedia8.1 Premium Sponsors SportLocker, have announced a partnership with Jesse Lingard and his Jlingz Esports Team.
SportLocker’s Operations Director, Tim Scoffham is thrilled with the collaboration news with Jlingz commenting: “We have been keeping a keen eye on the esports space for quite some time now, and we could not have hoped for a better launch than with Jesse and his team.
We’re incredibly excited to be the main sponsor for Jlingz Esports Team, and hope that this will be the start of a long-term connection. The team have thoroughly enjoyed attending the ALGS London at Copper Box Arena and look forward to visiting the Halo Championship Charlotte later this month.”
Jean-Pierre du Toit, the Commercial Director at SportLocker discussed the rationale behind the collaboration: “The ever-growing synergy between traditional sports and esports was a real driver in this deal, and we are so excited about what is to come from this relationship.
“Having Jesse as a brand ambassador for SportLocker is a huge step for us, with his brand and values linking perfectly with our own. We are confident that this launch will vastly enhance the blueprint of SportLocker in the UK and in the global market.”
Jesse has a combined audience of 22.7 million fans and is one of the most socially active professional athletes on an International and UK stage.
Speaking from the London event, Toby Wakefield, Jlingz esports Managing Director expressed his delight at the partnership: “We can’t wait to produce esports content with SportLocker, and plan to give fans a different perspective into the running of an organisation and get them excited about the Jlingz esports roster to come”.
Jesse commented on the announcement: “I’m really excited about SportLocker, everyone knows I love making content and SportLocker is all about sport focused streaming for the people. I can’t wait to show fans a different side of me that goes hand-in-hand with my passions both on and off the pitch.”
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