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17 February 2018

Cryptocurrency firm Jetcoin will be Latics’ Emirates FA Cup sleeve sponsor for Monday evening’s Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round clash with Manchester City.

  • Wigan Athletic announce partnership with Jetcoin
  • Jetcoin are a cryptocurrency firm that aim to revolutionise the sports and entertainment industry by bringing celebrities and fans closer
  • Jetcoin’s branding will be on Latics’ shirt sleeve for Monday night’s Emirates FA Cup clash with Manchester City

Wigan Athletic are delighted to announce cryptocurrency firm, Jetcoin, as our official FA Cup sleeve sponsor ahead of Monday evening’s FA Cup Fifth Round tie with Manchester City.

The deal is the first of its kind for the football club and will see Jetcoin branding feature on the sleeves of all first team playing squad for the visit of Pep Guardiola’s Premier League leaders. In addition to this, Jetcoin branding will appear prominently throughout the match on the club’s LED perimeter boards.

Eric Alexandre, Founder of Jetcoin Institute, said of the deal: “It is obviously a significant moment for Jetcoin Institute and shows our commitment to be associated with the world’s favourite sport.

“We are looking forward to the association with Wigan Athletic in their FA Cup clash with Man City and the profile this fixture offers in consolidating our leading brand position.”

Jonty Castle, Head of Business Development at Wigan Athletic, said: “We are delighted to have entered into this commercial partnership with Jetcoin, ahead of what promises to be an exciting evening at the DW Stadium.

“This is the first time in the club’s history that we have secured an agreement with a sleeve sponsor, and we are very pleased to welcome Jetcoin into our club.”


Jetcoin Institute is a unique platform that aims to revolutionise the sports and entertainment industry by bringing celebrities and fans closer.

Fans can become active participants in their chosen talent’s meteoric rise to the top and stand to gain from the windfall in the process.

Through the use of its own crypto token – JET – individuals can participate in an historic occasion where they can choose a promising talent from the pool of “Jetcoin Champions” and “invest” in him or her by buying a portion of their image rights.

As the talent matures in his or her career, the value of their image rights increases thereby adding value to the investments of people who backed the talent in the first place.

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