Unibet joins hands with Drogba and Cisse for World Cup campaign

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Unibet is going to launch a new content series that would encourage punters to make more informed bets during the football World Cup in Russia.

The 15-part video series titled #BetAndBreakfast, which will be launched later this month, will have former footballers Didier Drogba and Djibril Cisse in action as coaches of two celebrity teams where they compete head-to-head in a survival of the smartest.

Dubbed a cross between Top Gear and An Idiot Abroad, novice punters, Andrew Henderson, Daniel Gonthier, Sean Garnier and Anouk Hoogenkijk take on a challenge to visit six European cities, placing bets on high profile local games as they go.

The quality of travel, accommodation and food as they go on the road to Rome, Stockholm, Barcelona, Lisbon, Copenhagen and Moscow will all hinge on how successful the punters are.

With their winnings and losses documented along the way, Antonio Cabrini, Eidur Gudjohnsen and Ricardo Carvalho are some of the experts that will be imparting their expertise to the teams and viewers during the series.

Alison Sams, Head of Brand and Creative Services at Kindred Group stated: “We understand that with the right tools we can help our customers make more informed bets and we aim to do that with this content series. We want to do this in a light-hearted and fun way that appeals to a younger, smartphone connected audience.”

The mini-episodes will be distributed in nine markets, including Sweden, Denmark, France, Italy, Finland, Romania, Belgium and Australia and hosted across Unibet’s global social media platforms in the build-up and throughout the World Cup, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Pantelis Kotopoulos; Head of Inbound Marketing at Kindred Group emphasised: “This is a truly international campaign; which we hope will appeal to the many nationalities and myriad of individuals that will be interested in making more informed betting decisions on this summer’s World Cup.”

The campaign, produced by DDB Nord will be hosted on the Unibet website and media buying will be managed in-house.


Source: sbcnews.co.uk

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