In an exciting collaboration, Solidsport and Odense Boldklub have joined forces to establish an exclusive partnership for the live broadcast of all games during the newly introduced Christian Eriksen Cup, set to take place from January 19th-21st, 2024. This landmark agreement aims to elevate the tournament's global visibility and enhance the overall experience for all who want to take part in the action.
Odense, Denmark - December 2024. The Christian Eriksen Cup, an international youth football tournament held in Odense, has garnered significant attention, especially as it is presented alongside Danish football icon and Manchester United player, Christian Eriksen. Originating from OB's academy, Eriksen's early years in the sport began in Odense, making this tournament a special occasion for both the club and the player.
Featuring elite U19 and U17 teams, this year's Christian Eriksen Cup promises to showcase some of the most talented youth football squads from Scandinavia and Northern Europe. To ensure a cutting-edge viewing experience, all tournament matches will be broadcasted on OB Play, powered by Solidsport, using advanced AI productions, providing viewers with unparalleled coverage and analysis.
Tonny Hermansen, Odense Boldklub's academy director, expressed his vision for the tournament's future.
We aim to create a tournament that can potentially grow into a major event, attracting some of the biggest clubs in Europe and around the world. We see a trend where most international tournaments take place during the spring and summer, so we believe there's a market for a tournament that teams can participate in during their winter preparations.
Andreas Westerlind, Chief Commercial Officer of Solidsport, also shared his enthusiasm for the partnership.
Solidsport is proud to collaborate with Odense Boldklub for the Christian Eriksen Cup 2024. We believe in the potential of this tournament to become a significant fixture in the football calendar, and our advanced OTT platform combined with leading broadcast technology will ensure that fans worldwide can enjoy every moment of the action.
The partnership between Solidsport and Odense Boldklub marks a significant step forward in the promotion of youth football, offering fans a front-row seat to witness the emerging talents that may shape the future of the sport.
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Odense Boldklub (often abbreviated as OB) is a professional football club based in Odense, Denmark. Odense Boldklub was founded on July 12, 1887, making it one of the oldest football clubs in Denmark. Odense Boldklub competes in the top-tier Danish football league, the Danish Superliga. The club has a rich history in Danish football and has been a consistent participant in the top flight.
The Christian Eriksen Cup, an international youth football tournament that will be hosted for the first time in Odense during 2024. Presented alongside Danish star Christian Eriksen, the tournament, taking place from January 19 to 21, 2024, will feature top U19 and U17 teams from Scandinavia and Northern Europe.
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