Filipino basketball star Thirdy Ravena continues to fuel Pinoys’ love for the beloved sport in the international arena as he plays for Japanese professional basketball team SAN-EN NEOPHOENIX. Viber is making sure hoop fans stay updated about this exciting news and more court action with the new SAN-EN NEOPHOENIX Community.
The basketball team has partnered with one of the world’s leading messaging apps to shoot and share exclusive content on Ravena and his teammates. Members can also get timely updates on game scores and results as well as player info and stats throughout the B.League 2021-22 season and beyond.
On top of these, Viber is also launching a special sticker pack featuring Ravena, which will be exclusively available for download for the SAN-EN NEOPHOENIX Community members from September 17 to 29. The sticker pack will be added to the Viber Sticker Market for all users on September 30.
“We are thrilled to bring the SAN-EN NEOPHOENIX closer to hoop fans in the Philippines and across the world. This dedicated Viber Community will keep fans updated on this premier basketball team where Thirdy plays and can root for him and share the pride,” says David Tse, Rakuten Viber Senior Director for APAC.
SAN-EN NEOPHOENIX President and CEO Kenjiro Hongo has expressed gratitude for Viber in providing a dedicated platform that will bring the basketball team closer to fans. “SAN-EN NEOPHOENIX is inspired by the Filipinos’ passion for basketball, especially now with Thirdy on the team. We will continue to work hard and play harder as we connect with more of our Filipino fans through this Viber Community,” he adds.