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  • SportsHero has launched its football competition app and is now available on the Apple App Store
  • People with the app can pick winners, win prizes and compete against friends
  • Following a successful launch the opportunity exists for SportsHero to expand across Asia and globally

SportsHero has launched its mobile app, Kita Garuda, which now live and available on the Apple App Store. This app is also expected be on the Google Play store in the coming days.

SportsHero has developed an intelligent and engaging sports prediction platform designed to provide an immersive social experience in which the player can win money and other prizes.

Players can choose the different competitions they are interested in and see what prizes are available and other competitors who are also interested. They can then predict on the games such as who will win and by how much.

Once the game is completed a leaderboard will show everyone’s position and the choices they made so it’s easily comparable. The prizes are then distributed and include tickets to games, signed jerseys and merchandise.

In March 2019, SportsHero entered an exclusive agreement with the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI), one of the world’s largest sports federation. This agreement will see SportsHero executively provide and partner with PSSI to build its first official platform.

Indonesia represents the largest digital community in south-east Asia with 130 million social media users, 177 million mobile users and 120 million mobile social users.

Indonesia’s current cup, the Piala Indonesian Cup, peaks in June with the playoffs, which is Indonesia’s most watched football competition. In regards to this PSSI launched an aggressive marketing campaign to engage its members with the cup and the launch of SportHero’s app.

Throughout the cup it is estimated that PSSI will host up to 1,200 matches with attendance ranging between 20,000 – 30,000 fans per game.

The launch of this app is a significant step milestone for SportsHero as it demonstrates an expansion of scope and range of services that are able to be provided.

“Through the development of white label mobile apps for leading sports leagues such as PSSI, SportsHero is able to leverage existing fan bases and gain mass traction with minimal marketing,” SportsHero CEO, Tom Lapping said.

Following as successful launch the opportunity exists for SportsHero to enter similar agreements with other leading football and sports teams across Asia and globally.

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