Trends in the football industry have changed recently. This can be traced to the latest development of English football team Oxford City. The club is currently integrating Bitcoin into its operating system. To this end, the matchday team jerseys will have the BTC logo on them. This will take place in the initial part of the top six of the English football league.
In addition to the BTC logo on the shirts, fans can use Bitcoin as a payment method to purchase tickets. This is another addition to BTC payment adoption.
According References, there has been no football club adopting BTC as payment. However, Oxford City Football Club is the first football club to accept Bitcoin as a payment method for buying matchday tickets.
Also, BTC payment method is accepted for drinks and food. However, fans can still use traditional payment methods such as cards and cash for sameClub’sse.
Oxford Club Agreement to Accept Bitcoin
Oxford City Football Club participates in the current sixth tier National League South of English football. Until now, the football club had partnership agreements with an Isle of Man-based BTC company, CoinCorner.
CoinCorner has agreed to release a limited edition Bolt Card for the football club to mark the Matchday event. In addition, the company had promised to be the back-of-shirt sponsor for the Oxford City football team.
Based on the partnership between the two parties, the club’s home shirts will feature the BTC logo on the back. In addition, the human-based Bitcoin company CoinCorner is also sponsoring the football team’s opening match on August 6.
Real Bedford have also decided to use BTC as a payment method for matchday tickets. Real Bedford is Peter McCormack’s pro-Bitcoin football team. This development will begin on the same day as Oxford City’s opening game, which is on August 6.
Origin Of The Deal
Coach Carbon revealed how the agreement between the parties came about. Coach Carbon is the founder of OxBit (Oxford Bitcoin meetup) and BTC supporter. In his speech, he mentioned the December 2021 event, the Bitcoin Winter Cup Festival hosted by OCFC.
Since then until now, OxBit has held several meetings based on the club premises. While this is still ongoing, Carbon continues its duties to support Bitcoin across the city.
He has expressed his willingness to support the community through education and events. This can be seen in his relationship with the football club’s new commercial director and the long informal discussions he shared with him.
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