Celton Manx, as operator of the global online sports book SBOBET, has signed an agreement to become the official betting partner of Cork City Football Club.
The signing will see the SBOBET brand promoted during matches at the club’s Turner’s Cross home ground and on its website, www.corkcityfc.ie.
Cork City’s CEO Timmy Murphy said: ‘These are exciting times for Cork City and we have high hopes for the coming season, so to be partnering with the respected name of Celton Manx and the worldwide trusted SBOBET brand means the future’s looking even brighter. This is great news for the club.’
Celton Manx executive director Bill Mummery said: ‘As one of the first clubs in Ireland – and the first in Cork – to field a team of professional footballers Cork City has an admirably progressive approach. We also applaud the club’s commitment to the local community and its work with young people to develop their sporting potential. Similarly, for Celton Manx, corporate social responsibility and encouraging individuals to be the best they can are central to our business culture. We’re pleased to be associated with Cork City and to be strengthening our ties with the Republic of Ireland. We shall follow the club’s progress this season with great interest.’