B2B fantasy sports supplier Scout Gaming Group has entered into a partnership with English Premier League football club Fulham.
Under the two-year agreement, which covers the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, Scout’s FanTeam brand will serve as the team’s fantasy sports partner.
FanTeam will offer fantasy games specifically linked to the team's performance, such as player duels against different opponents during the season, as well as the traditional season-long fantasy league game played across the full Premier League season.
Scout added that FanTeam will leverage the partnership to promote its games to fans in the UK and around the world.
“Fantasy sports is seeing increasing popularity on a global basis and we look forward to collaborating together and provide FanTeam both exposure and a platform to engage with our fans worldwide”, Fulham chief executive Alistair Mackintosh said.
Scout chief executive Andreas Ternstrom added: “In many ways we see a lot of similarities between FanTeam, Scout and Fulham, where focus on building a winning culture and passion stands out.”
The deal comes after online gambling operator BetVictor this week agreed to become the main team partner and front-of-shirt sponsor for Fulham.
The two-year agreement will run cover 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, and covers to Fulham’s first team and women’s side.