BIRMINGHAM, England and DOUGLAS, Isle of Man and BOSTON, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondogoal, the fastest growing global fantasy sports platform, announced today the addition of Aston Villa F.C. as its latest partner. Since the platforms launch in 2014, over £1,500,000 in cash prizes have been won by fantasy managers around the world.
Fans can begin playing immediately. For a full set of contests and to sign-up today please visit: Mondogoal.com/AVFC or download the newly released mobile app.
Aston Villa are one of the most storied and successful football clubs in the history of English football. Aston Villa were the originators and founder members of the Football League in 1888. They were also founding members of the Premier League in 1992. They have the fifth highest total of major honours won by an English club, having won the First Division Championship seven times, the FA Cup seven times, the Football League Cup five times, the European Cup, and the UEFA Super Cup.
"With such a storied history and one of the most passionate groups of supporters in all of sport, we are excited to welcome Aston Villa and their fans to the Mondogoal team. Aston Villa has over 130 supporters' clubs around the world, and counts over 2.2M Facebook fans, a figure amongst the very best in all of club football," stated Shergul Arshad, CEO and Founder of Mondogoal. "AVFC supporters will now be able to compete amongst each other in our one-day fantasy football contests every matchday for cash and club related prizes."
The platform is already offering major cash prizes through its partners using the adoption of a new form of engagement. With Mondogoal, create an account and add funds; on every match day there is the chance to win money by building your own starting 11 and competing in a Head-to-Head battle or Multi-User-Tournaments against other fantasy managers from around the world.
"Mondogoal's unique product provides a new, fun and exciting way to engage and bring together Aston Villa fans around the world," said Peter Wright, Head of Partnerships at Aston Villa FC. "There is no doubt that fantasy football gaming is a growing engagement platform around the world, and we are proud to be able to offer this innovative opportunity to our fans through a partnership with Mondogoal."
Mondogoal is licensed to operate globally, and is available for cash play in multiple major markets around the world, with specific emphasis on the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and Brazil.
Mondogoal has an impressive roster of club partners, adding Aston Villa F.C. to a list that already included FC Barcelona, Chelsea FC, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, AS Roma, Bologna FC, Real Madrid CF, and Valencia CF. Mondogoal has investors with backgrounds at Google, eBay, Morgan Stanley, British Airways, Sports Investment Partners, and Tiger Legatus, and has equity advisors who have been leaders in the eGaming space as well as in the business and digital operations of some of the world's elite football clubs. For more details go to Mondogoal.com.
About Aston Villa F.C.
Aston Villa Football Club is a professional football club based in Witton, Birmingham. Founded in 1874, they have played at their current home ground, Villa Park, since 1897.
Aston Villa are one of the oldest and the most successful football clubs in the history of English football. They have the fifth highest total of major honours won by an English club.
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