Nigerian football icon Nwanko Kanu made headlines after he signed up as a global ambassador for the leading crypto sports betting site Sportsbet.io. 

“Papilo”, which is how he is affectionately known among his many fans, enjoyed an illustrious career during his time on the field. His accolades include winning Olympic Gold with the Super Eagles, lifting the Champions League trophy with Ajax, and enjoying a stunning Premier League career with Arsenal. 

According to the football superstar, signing with Sportsbet.io was an opportunity for him to join the world of crypto. He said he had long been aware of how good crypto could be to the world of sports, as The Kanu Heart Foundation has already received a significant amount of funding in Bitcoin donations. 

Celebrating a Class Act

Kanu will act as the Global Ambassador for the betting brand for a period of 4 years. During this time, his personal brand will be featured as part of several promotions and events. 

According to Albert Climent, the Head of Africa at the betting giant, Kanu is a true legend of the game of football. He needs no introduction at all. He said that the brand regards his joining the team to be an absolute honor. 

Last month, the betting giant hosted a special event in Lagos Nigeria. The “Ahead of the Game” event was attended by more than 400 people and included a special viewing of the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal. Part of the celebration involved a 250mBTC donation made by Sportsbet.io to the football star’s Kanu Heart Foundation. 

About Sportsbet.io

Sportsbet.io was founded in 2016 and is part of the Yolo Group. The group is famous for being the leading Bitcoin sports betting provider in the world. 

Since being established, the betting giant has completely revolutionized the world of online sports betting. It has done so by bringing together state-of-the-art technology with special expertise in crypto. The result is players can now enjoy a premium, fast, and most importantly, fair gaming experience online. 

Sportsbet.io also proudly sponsors English Premier League club Southampton FC and is an official betting sponsorship partner to Arsenal. 

The betting giant takes pride in the fact that it offers a fair and trusted experience to its customers, not to mention the fastest withdrawal time in the industry. 

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