In a first for the country, Shillong Lajong FC and KyaZoonga.com tie up to offer fans the option of buying their match tickets online.
KyaZoonga.com, India’s first and largest entertainment and sports ticketing company, announces its tie-up with Shillong Lajong Football Club as their official ticketing partner for the upcoming I-League matches. As a run-up to the exciting championship ahead, KyaZoonga.com gives an exclusive opportunity to all the football fans to sign up on their website for latest alerts, news updates and upcoming contest around Shillong Lajong FC matches.
It’s the first time in the tournament history that fans have been given the option to sign up for alerts to stay tuned to all the latest updates on a team and its players. Fans would be intimated through emails from KyaZoonga.com, on news, contests and sale of official and exclusive Shillong Lajong FC tickets.
The tradition of pursuing excellence will continue from Shillong Lajong FC, the first club from North East to play in The I-LEAGUE, the premier league of Indian Football. Over the years, the club has grown exponentially, and has played host to former Indian internationals and made history in Indian Football when it signed Edinho Junior on loan from English side Blackburn Rovers.
Larsing Sawyan, Managing Director, Shillong Lajong Football Club said, “Shillong Lajong FC is delighted to associate with KyaZoonga as the official ticketing partner. The pre-sale service for latest alerts about Shillong Lajong Football Club matches is a unique initiative by KyaZoonga.com to bring fans closer to their favorite players. Together with KyaZoonga, a trusted leader in the online ticketing space, we are committed to provide fans a seamless and easy access to watch and support their favorite football team”.
Commenting on the tie-up with Shillong Lajong Football Club, Ms. Arpita Majumder, Co -Founder and COO, KyaZoonga, who also grew up in Shillong, said, “We are excited to tie-up with the famous Shillong Lajong Football Club as their official ticketing partner. Lajong has been doing a wonderful job of promoting talent in the North East and holds a special place for me given my Shillong roots. This is a fantastic opportunity for all the football fans to follow the pulse of their favorite football team and watch them play during I-League. Our pre-sales service is to build momentum and assess the interest and preferences amongst fans. Subscribed fans will be among the first to know the latest updates on the team and the matches. This is an innovative strategy from KyaZoonga to put fans first and bring them closer to the game.”
The current squad is now a heady mix of National and International stars including Meghalaya icon player Wailadmi Passah, World Cupper Cornell Glen, Charles Edoa Nga from Cameroon, Taisuke from Japan, North-Korea star defender Minchol Son, Manipuri sensations Subhas Singh and Milan Singh, and a bevy of other Indian footballers. The Club’s fourth I-League season (2013-14) promises to be an exciting and a rip roaring contest on the field as Shillong Lajong goes toe to toe with the other Indian Clubs, in the ultimate battle for I-League supremacy.
Visitors can log in on www.kyazoonga.com to sign up for latest news and alerts. The subscription process is simple and quick. To register, click on ‘Sports & Adventure’ department tab on the website’s Homepage and then click on the ‘Shillong Lajong FC’ link to access the dedicated page for this event. Once on the page, fans can sign up by submitting all required details in the ‘Exclusive Fan Alert’ form. Subscribed users can enjoy latest happenings on the team and their favorite players as and when they happen. KyaZoonga.com will also notify subscribers on sale of tickets as soon as the ticket sales go live.
About Shillong Lajong Football Club
Shillong Lajong Football Club is an I-League football club from Shillong, Meghalaya. The club was established in 1983 with the prime objective of improving the diminishing standard of football in the state, and to spot, train and nurture local talent. Headquartered in Shillong, Lajong has access to the largest student population in the North-East and hence the football talent right from a young age. Lajong is under professional management and has a strong fan base across the North-East, which is being actively developed. Shillong Lajong has an average attendance of 20,000.
Launched in early 2007, KyaZoonga is India’s leading sports and entertainment ticketing and e-commerce Company. KyaZoonga offers consumers easy access to all forms of ticketed entertainment and sports with multiple payment options through its online, retail, social, mobile and box-office distribution channels. Riding on its overwhelming success in ticketing, KyaZoonga has grown to become the leading e-commerce platform in India with several product and merchandise options sold through its site. KyaZoonga is committed to enhancing the purchase experience while democratizing access for consumers to world-class events and online shopping, thus
empowering them with their Ticket to Life.
KyaZoonga is the only ticketing company in the Indian subcontinent to have ticketed a major international event – the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, all forms of international cricket (ODI, Tests, and T20s), several domestic cricket leagues and matches and Olympic style multiple sporting events and venues. KyaZoonga is the only full-service ticketing company to also offer up a self-service DIY ticketing platform to thousands of event organizers around the world. The ticketing marketplace has been vastly expanded by KyaZoonga’s efforts to bring tickets to consumers who traditionally have not been able to access major events. KyaZoonga’s growing e-commerce offering has over 40,000 products across the sports and entertainment categories.
KyaZoonga’s partners include India’s leading cricket and sports franchises and teams, concert promoters, event organizers and leading sports and entertainment brands. The company is backed by a $22 billion New York based hedge fund that has multiple investments in cutting edge e-media companies.
(Shillong Lajong FC & KyaZoonga Press Release)