Chile’s Copa America signs Chinese partner

Chinese online betting and gaming company K8 has agreed a sponsorship deal with organisers of the 2015 Copa America national team football tournament.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but K8 joins a sponsor portfolio for this summer’s tournament which also includes platinum sponsors MasterCard, Kia and Santander; silver sponsors DHL, Kellogg’s and Coca-Cola; official suppliers LATAM Airlines and Canon, and local sponsor Airbnb.

The 2015 Copa America is being hosted by Chile and runs from June 11 to July 4. Uruguay is the reigning champion.