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Basketball star Kai Sotto is new 1xBet Ambassador in Asia

Basketball star Kai Sotto is new 1xBet Ambassador in Asia

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Global betting company 1xBet is pleased to announce the start of a partnership with rising basketball star, Kai Sotto.

The exciting young Filipino player will represent the 1xBet brand in his homeland, as well as in Japan, China, Indonesia, Thailand and other Asian region countries.

This agreement will help 1xBet build brand awareness in the region, and Kai Sotto will have the opportunity to expand the popularity of basketball in Asia, helping thousands of young athletes take their first steps towards their dreams.

Kai Zaccari Perlado Sotto is the son of professional basketball player Ervin Sotto. Thanks to his father, the boy began playing basketball at four years of age and by the age of 14, his height exceeded two metres. Kai did not stop at this mark, and today is one of the tallest professional basketball players in the world at 2m and 21cm.

In 2019, Kai went to the US, where he played for TSF, an elite Atlanta-based Prep School. He joined the NBA G-League’s start-up Ignite Team. Covid-19 saw continue his development in the Australian National Basketball League, joining the Adelaide 36ers in 2021 and playing for two seasons.

He next moved to Japan, where he signed for the Hiroshima Dragonflies and is currently on loan to the Yokohama B-Corsairs of the Japanese B-League.

In Spring 2023, Kai was invited to play in the 2023 NBA Summer League for the Orlando Magic, also representing his country at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023. He continues to develop his strength and skills in preparation for reaching his dream, joining the NBA.

Kai Sotto wants to develop basketball in the Philippines and has long been looking for opportunities to promote his sport in Asia. Commenting on his new Brand Ambassador role, he says: “I have been watching the progress of 1xBet for many years and know how much attention the company pays to supporting youth and regional sports.

“This is why I gladly accepted the offer of cooperation, and now, as an Ambassador, I will be able to extend my platform to help Philippine basketball at home and abroad.”

A 1xBet representative adds: “We are pleased to become a partner of one of the most promising players in Asia at the very beginning of his great path.

“Already today, he is an example for thousands of boys who dream of a basketball career, and this is extremely important for the 1xBet company, which is looking for talents to support around the world.”

This latest Brand Ambassador agreement is part of 1xBet’s global strategy to support sports in Southeast Asia and increase brand awareness in the region.