Vienna, 31 July, 2014 - FCK presents its new main sponsor to kick off the season. During the season's first home match on Monday, 4 August 2014, against TSV 1860 München, the "Red Devils" hit the field with jerseys bearing the paysafecard label. paysafecard.com Werkarten GmbH, a member of the international Skrill Group is the world's leading provider in prepaid solutions for online payments. The collaboration was established by marketing partner SPORTFIVE for one year including further options. Besides sponsoring jerseys, the service package also encompasses other marketing-relevant activities such as broadcasts on the TV megaband on the new LED video tapes at the Fritz-Water Stadium on the social media channels of 1. FC Kaiserslautern.
Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard.com Wertkarten GmbH, sees enormous potential in this partnership: "Internationally, paysafecard focuses its sponsoring efforts on football - aspects such as high quality, sustainability, team spirit, and the will to do one's best is what connects paysafecard and 1. FC Kaiserslautern. We are proud to sponsor such a traditional club and look forward to accompanying the "Red Devils" in the upcoming season. The first-rate potential of 1. FC Kaiserslautern, offers further promising opportunities for future developments. For us, Germany is still a very important market, be it in terms of sports or economics. We are certain that both parties will significantly benefit from this partnership as success is best encountered together."
FCK Chairman Stefan Kuntz is pleased with the collaboration: "With our new main sponsor, we have set the course for a fruitful 2014/15 season. We are also pleased to have found an international partner in paysafecard, which fits well in terms of fairness and honesty to 1. FC Kaiserslautern."
Marc Hassenzahl, SPORTFIVE-department manager at 1. FC Kaiserslautern adds: "paysafecard" was our candidate of choice from the very beginning. And we are very pleased that everything paid off and not only are we welcoming a global payer onboard in terms of jersey advertising at FCK, but rather with paysafecard, we have a true German sponsor."
paysafecard.com Wertkarten GmbH (Holding of all paysafecard companies), www.paysafecard.com, is based in Vienna with subsidiaries in London, Dusseldorf, Lucerne, New York, Mexico City and Buenos Aires, among other places. The company was founded in Austria and Germany in 2000 and is a 100% subsidiary of the Skrill Group. The company is now present in 39 countries at over 450,000 sales outlets worldwide with its core product paysafecard. paysafecard is a prepaid online payment solution which anyone can use. No bank account or credit card is necessary. The paysafecard 16-digit PIN is all that's needed to complete a payment transaction. paysafecard can be used at thousands of online shops. The company has become the European market leader in prepaid payment solutions with the brands paysafecard, YUNA and Happy Schenkcard.
paysafecard has received numerous awards over the years. These include Paybefore Awards in the categories of "Best Digital Currency", "Best Virtual or Digital Program" and "Top Digital Dollars", as well as Paybefore Awards Europe in the categories of "Most Innovative Prepaid Solution" and "Consumer Champion". In 2014, The New Economy recognised paysafecard as one of the 40 most innovative companies in 2013.
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