Corinthians on board with 99Taxis deal

99Taxis, a mobile phone application that allows people to locate nearby taxis, has expanded its presence in Brazil’s Campeonato Brasileiro top-tier football club competition by entering into a partnership with Corinthians.

The agreement, which will run through until the end of 2015, is reported to be worth just under $3m (€2.7m).

Under the deal, 99Taxis branding will appear on the shoulders of Corinthians players’ shirts.

99Taxis already has partnerships in place Campeonato teams Cruzeiro and Botafogo.