With the World Cup fast approaching, Gbamm! is trying to create the future of football on mobile in Nigeria and beyond.
Founder Ayo Alli, a former Director of business development of Eskimi and a licensed football agent with the English FA explains that Gbamm! is a “2nd Screen Social Platform” focused on football.
“It is a mixture of Google Plus, Twitter and Facebook” said Alli. Football fans create their own page and can join public groups to share their experience of matches. Primarily focused on the English Premier League Gbamm! allows users to watch their teams while interacting simultaneously with their favourite commentators pundits; buddies and friends who support other teams.
When asked how Gbamm! will make revenue Alli explained they have a number of planned revenue streams including branding and advertising and have just partnered with Complete Sports Nigeria for an upcoming World Cup promotion. Initial launch is in Lagos with planned roll out across Nigeria and beyond in the hope of becoming the “Twitter for football” focusing on mobile and making it available as apps on various smartphone devices.