AstroPay partners with Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club
By Joy Dumasia
AstroPay, the online payment solution of choice for over six million users globally, has inked a new sponsorship deal with English Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, also known as Wolves.
The latest agreement with Wolves marks the second year of their partnership and indicates AstroPay’s continued interest in expanding into the wider European market. The prestigious deal includes the exclusive designations for AstroPay as the principal partner of Wolves and Wolves Women for the 2022/23 campaign.
Mikael Lijtenstein, CEO of AstroPay, said: “We have built a great relationship with the club over the year and are pleased to be very much part of the Wolves family, one of the most successful clubs in domestic English history with 13 major trophy wins. They are a perfect fit for AstroPay, and the partnership further solidifies our growth strategy, particularly in terms of increasing our visibility in wider European market. We look forward to continuing to work together, hopefully for many seasons to come.”
The deal will also see AstroPay’s branding and logo featured on the front of the match shirts and prominently displayed on the shirts worn by the esports teams. Wolves’ home stadium Molineux will display AstroPay’s logo on four static TV facing pitch side advertising boards positioned along the side of the playing field. 20 pitch-facing advertising boards will also be displaying the business’ branding, positioned in front of the Billy Wright Stand.
The club will also feature AstroPay’s logo on their print assets, including official publications and across the website and social media channels. AstroPay also has the opportunity to shoot a few videos and photos with players from the men’s, women’s, and esports teams. The partnership will boost AstroPay’s brand and company profile, further strengthening its foothold in the UK.
Commenting on the partnership deal, Russell Jones, Wolves General Manager for the marketing and commercial growth, said: “We are delighted to announce this new partnership with AstroPay, who are a multi-award winning company, specialising in providing payment solutions in over 150 countries.
As a forward-thinking and fast-growing brand, we know AstroPay have enjoyed the exposure and reach that the Premier League brings. This is their first move into principal front of shirt sponsorship, and it gives me immense pride that they have chosen Wolves.
Their progressive attitude and ambitious growth plans have seen them win significant market share in both Asia and Latin America, two areas where Wolves has developed a strong following but also harbours extensive growth ambitions for 2022/23.
We have already started working with our colleagues at AstroPay to align our marketing plans. The first step will be unveiling the AstroPay logo on our men’s and women’s first team shirts for season 2022/23. We can also confirm that AstroPay will adorn the full range of replica shirts (adults and juniors) when available in-store and online.”
IBS Intelligence reported that AstroPay, the online payment solution of over five million users globally, is pleased to announce a high-profile sponsorship deal with Crystal Palace Football Club as the official training wear sponsor.
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