The esports industry seems to be increasingly in demand by other companies or agencies.
One of them is a football club which has now begun to approach esports organizations and collaborate with these organizations.
An example is the collaboration between a French football club and an esports organization from China, namely LGD and changing its name to PSG.LGD.
There is an esports organization that extends the partnership with a football club from Germany.
Namely SK Gaming, which had collaborated with FC Köln in 2018 which is now in 2019, the two of them have a new partnership.
Not wanting to be outdone by its rivals in German football, TSV 1860 Munich also entered the esports industry and collaborated with PENTA Sports.
The cooperation was announced via website official from PENTA Sports published on January 21, 2019.
PENTA Sports and TSV 1860 Munich will work together to form a team League of Legends along with the team name PENTA 1860.
Here’s the lineup rooster League of Legends PENTA 1860:
- Benjamin “Novachrono“Micic
- Miguel Fernandez “Hero“Valbuena
- Serkan “xKenzuke“Atilgan
- Sande “Barcode“Laidre
- Christos “Lion“Tsiamis
PENTA 1860 is likely to imitate the strategy of Paris Saint-German who changed its name to PSG.LGD, complete with sponsors on its jersey.
PENTA 1860 will also incorporate its name and logo on its jersey, besides that PENTA also already has big sponsors such as Wiko, Sunmaker, Arctic, One Gaming, and 20th Century Fox.
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The PENTA organization itself currently has several esports divisions, namely Rainbow Six Siege, FIFA, Fortnite, Hearthstone, and League of Legends.
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Editor: Yubian A. Huda