Main Turkish crypto trade BtcTurk has turn out to be the principle sponsor of each the ladies’s and males’s Turkish nationwide soccer groups by way of an settlement with the Turkish Soccer Federation, Cointelegraph Turkey reported on Aug. 20.
In line with the official announcement, this 28-month lengthy settlement purportedly makes BtcTurk the primary cryptocurrency platform to signal a sponsorship with a nationwide soccer crew. Turkey’s nationwide soccer groups do not use sponsor logos on their uniforms, however a BtcTurk brand will probably be positioned on gamers’ coaching jerseys, Cointelegraph has discovered.
Final yr, BtcTurk struck a sponsorship cope with the Turkish Tremendous League crew Yeni Malatyaspor. “We take nice pleasure in being one of many ‘most important’ supporters of our Nationwide Groups on the UEFA European Championship, which will probably be held in 2021 — the primary time the video games will probably be held in an odd-numbered yr,” BtcTurk CEO Özgür Güneri mentioned.
When requested whether or not will probably be attainable to denominate participant contracts in Bitcoin (BTC) or different cryptocurrencies, Turkish Soccer Federation president Nihat Özdemir mentioned:
“Contracts made between groups and gamers act as the premise in these conditions. If each events agree upon the phrases of cost as crypto, then the cost might be made in crypto. If the contract permits, you can also make the funds in Bitcoin, gold, or different values.”
Necla Güngör Kıragası, head coach of Girls’s Nationwide Staff, mentioned, “Our goal is to make Turkey one of many main international locations in ladies’s soccer within the close to future. With the help of our new sponsor BtcTurk, I imagine that we will obtain our goal.”