- The new deal will see OKX become the Official Training Kit Partner for the 2022/23 season.
- To celebrate the announcement, OKX has commissioned renowned street artist Akse P19 and Global Street Art Agency to create artwork featuring Manchester City players Haaland, Grealish, Cancelo and Stones, across four venues in Manchester.
- Last week, OKX was also announced as presenting partner for Man City’s Trophy Tour 2022, which returns for the first time since 2019.
MANCHESTER, UK, July 10 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OKX, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency platforms, today announced that it will be Manchester City’s Official Training Kit Partner for the 2022/2023 season.
The deal will see OKX feature in the training kit for Manchester City’s first men’s and women’s teams. The men’s first team will debut the training kit in their first pre-season training session today, with the women’s team wearing the kit when they return to training next month. OKX was announced as the official cryptocurrency exchange partner of Manchester City in March.
Haider Rafique, Global Marketing Director, OKX, said: “True courage and perseverance are built on the training ground. This is how we want to educate new users on our platform. Being the Official Training Kit Partner of Man City helps us to extend this state of training ground mindset to our trading app community. We want our community to learn from this mindset and use our demo trading feature to practice real trading, just like Man players. City are training ahead of the start of the season. Our partnership with Man City has provided a great platform through which we have the opportunity to educate those curious about crypto and offer those already involved the training they need to participate responsibly.”
OKX’s training kit partnership with Manchester City is based on shared values. Just as Man City emphasizes training in innovative ways to achieve excellence, OKX’s mission is to educate and inform customers in order to make them responsible long-term traders. It’s this shared drive to be at the forefront of the industry that will drive a new era of disruptive fan engagement and Web3-based experiences.
Roel de Vries, Chief Operating Officer of City Football Group, said: “We are delighted to extend our relationship with OKX today as they become the Official Training Kit Partner of Manchester City. OKX and Man City are aligned on values such as innovation and success and for the two parts, it all starts with training and education Since the initial partnership began in March 2022, we’ve worked together to “energize the fan experience” through a number of exciting pre-match content activations in the 2021/22 season and we look forward to continuing to develop these opportunities over the coming year.
In line with the training kit announcement, OKX has commissioned renowned street artist Akse P19 and Global Street Art Agency to create artwork featuring Erling Haaland, Jack Grealish, João Cancelo and John Stones across four locations in Manchester. The murals will be equipped with QR codes that fans can scan for a chance to win their own subscription in the OKX Hospitality Box.
OKX is also the presenting partner of Manchester City’s first World Trophy Tour since 2019 following the club’s fourth win in five years. The tour will see Manchester City and OKX bring the Premier League trophy to fans’ doorsteps in markets including France, Spain, UAE, Korea and, for the first time ever, Mexico, Norway and South Africa.
OKX’s future ambitions with Manchester City include continuing to improve the fan experience, providing key learning initiatives and resources to help customers trade responsibly, and programs to empower and enrich the Manchester community.
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Since 2017, OKX has served a global community of people who share a common interest in participating in a new financial system designed to be level playing field for all. We strive to educate people about the potential of the crypto markets and how to trade responsibly. Beyond the OKX trading app, the OKX Wallet is our latest offering for people looking to explore the world of NFTs and the Metaverse while trading GameFi and DeFi tokens.
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About Manchester City Football Club:
Manchester City FC is an English Premier League club founded in 1880 as St Mark’s West Gorton. It officially became Manchester City FC in 1894 and has since won the European Cup Winners’ Cup, eight League titles, including six Premier League titles (2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022) and six FA Cups. . Manchester City FC is one of 12 clubs in the City Football Group and counts New York City FC and Melbourne City FC among its sister clubs.
Under Coach Pep Guardiola, one of the most decorated managers in world football, the Club plays its domestic and UEFA Champions League home matches at the Etihad Stadium, a spectacular 55,000-seater arena which City have called home since 2003. Today, the stadium sits on the wider Etihad campus, which also includes the City Football Academy, a state-of-the-art youth training and development center located in the heart of east of Manchester. Featuring a 7,000 capacity Academy Stadium, City Football Academy is also where Manchester City Women’s Football Club and the elite development team train daily and play their matches. competitive at home.
For more information, please visit www.mancity.com