Konami announced that he signed a long-term partnership agreement with Atalanta, one of Italy’s well-established football clubs.
Konami announced today that they signed a long-term partnership agreement with Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio (“Atalanta”), who finished third in the Italian league and is one of the best football clubs in Italy. As the “Official Football Game Partner”, KONAMI will be able to use Atalanta logos and jerseys in real-time football games with the start of the 2021/22 football season.
Konami signs with Italian football club Atalanta
Naoki Morita, chairman of Konami Digital Entertainment BV, expressed his feelings on the subject: “While we are preparing new announcements about the future of the eFootball PES franchise, I am delighted to announce this very special collaboration with the rising star of European football Atalanta BC. We attach great importance to advancing shoulder to shoulder with our Partner Clubs in order to offer enjoyable games to football lovers from all over the world. he stated.
Luca Percassi, CEO of Atalanta BC, stated his thoughts about the partnership as follows: “We are happy to announce our agreement with KONAMI. KONAMI is such a big and international brand that it is enough just to pronounce the brand name. This cooperation marks a very important stage in Atalanta’s growth ”.
Atalanta, a team from Bergamo, Italy, has been running the best leagues in the country for 60 years and has a very solid fan base across Europe. The team has managed to take place in the last 16 of Europe’s most prestigious tournaments for the last two seasons. This new collaboration announcement by KONAMI for eFootball PES is a continuation of the agreements previously made with the leading Italian football associations and clubs such as the Italian Football Association, AS Roma and SS Lazio.