ACA Football Partners Pte. Ltd. (Singapore, CEO: Hiroyuki Ono, ACAFP) is delighted to announce the launch of a new original series “ACAFP meets the World” that unravels the stories of people who are active and challenging on the world stage in the fields of football and Web3. This will be delivered on PlaysiaTV, a unique video streaming service that incorporates the concept of Web3 “Watch & Earn”.
ACAFP launched an alpha version of its own video streaming service PlaysiaTV in September 2022, and has been distributing content of its owner club, KMSK Deinze (Belgian Pro League Division 2), and its partner club, PVF, one of the largest academies in Vietnam. ACAFP has been evolving its business under the mission of “release the value of sports” regardless of country, and has now further expanded its content. We now produce and deliver a new series called “ACAFP meets the World,” in which special guests who are active globally and who respect ACAFP’s vision will share their insights through the keywords of football, Asia, and the Web3.
We welcome Chiwori Sasai, also known as an official assistant for Urawa Reds program, and Hiroyuki Ono, CEO of ACAFP, as navigators of the series. The first episode features “the legend” of Japanese football Mr. Kunishige Kamamoto and we look back at the stories from the Mexican Olympics and other experiences which he gained internationally with rare footage. The program will also feature Shohei Matsunaga, ex football player who connects Indonesia and Japan through football, and ajihurai, a leading e-sports player in Web3 GameFi industry.
About ACAFP meets the World
It is a series content welcoming guests who are active with “football”, “Asia”, and “Web3” at the global level and also respect ACAFP’s vision. We will deliver rich and enthusiastic content which we shot at the National Stadium in Tokyo, and we believe it will encourage the people who are striving to achieve their dreams.
Presentor：Chiwori Sasai, Hiroyuki Ono
Release date：Now on PlaysiaTV
About：Telling about ACAFP’s projects and its vision, and the reason why we challenge our business in Europe.
Vol.1 Kunishige Kamamoto
Presentor：Kunishige Kamamoto, Chiwori Sasai, Hiroyuki Ono
Release date：October 21st
About：We welcome “the legend”, our football ambassador Mr. Kunishige Kamamoto, asking him why he joined our project and his experiences which he gained from an outstanding career in the past. We offer rich and exclusive content for football fans.
Vol.2 Shohei Matsunaga
Presentor：Shohei Matsunaga, Chiwori Sasai, Hiroyuki Ono
Release date：October 25th
About：Mr. Shohei Matsunaga was once a football player in Germany, Japan, and Indonesia. He has been very active in connecting Japan and Indonesia through football in recent years, and we talk about Asian football in depth.
Presentor：ajihurai、Chiwori Sasai, Hiroyuki Ono
Release date：November 1st
About：We discover what Web3 is about and how we can integrate its concept to sports with one of the top esports players, ajihurai, who is also active in GameFi “Play&Earn” industry.
(c) KAZUKI OKAMOTO
Born on April 15th, 1944. He participated in the Tokyo Olympics while he was at the Waseda university, and joined football club Yanmar Diesel after graduation. He made an amazing performance both in the Japan League and as a player for the national team of Japan. One of his biggest achievements was to become a top scorer at the Olympics in Mexico 1968. He scored 7 goals and helped Japan get the bronze medal. He scored 202 goals in total in the Japan League, played 76 games and scored 75 goals for the national team, which gives him a scoring rate of 98%. For a long time, this record was the international record and to this day it is still the record in Japan. As a member of the House of Councilors and also a member of the board of directors of the Japan Football Association, he played a crucial role in bringing the 2002 World Cup to Japan. He was elected for the first Japan Football Hall of Fame in 2005 at the youngest age, and he received the Order of the Rising Sun in 2014. After his retirement, he became a head coach at Yanmar Diesel and Gamba Osaka. Also he has held more than 1,300 soccer classes throughout Japan, teaching the joy of football to more than 500,000 children, and continues to contribute to the development of the football industry.
Born on January 7th, 1989. He started his first career as a football player at Schalke 04, Germany, as the first Japanese player joining the club. Later he came back to Japan and joined Ehime FC, and then moved to Indonesia and played at the top league for 9 years. In 2018 he was assigned as an ambassador of 60 years diplomatic relations between Japan and Indonesia. He retired in 2020, and became a sightseeing ambassador of Fujinokuni, and being active in establishing a deeper relationship between Japan and Indonesia.
He resigned from his job to set up a YouTube business in 2017. While he was working as a creator for 3 years, he got to know “Play&Earn” concept and started to play Jobtribes, one of the GameFi contents. A year later, in 2021 August, he already became a world champion and in 2022 March he won the championship again. Now his main focus is on enlightenment of blockchain games as a professional esports player through many mass media.
Born on April 3rd, 1998. Raised in Aichi prefecture and graduated from Doshisha university. She is now assigned as an assistant of “REDS TV GGR”, Urawa Reds official fan TV program. She likes cooking, dancing, and calligraphy. Belongs to cent. Force agency.
A video streaming service incorporating Web3 “Watch&Earn” concept run by ACAFP. Viewers may enjoy the contents just like playing games by letting them get rewards depending on their actions such as number or length of viewership. Also we plan to install the NFT concept to make a different price range of advertisements. Several channels will be out soon including ACAFP and KMSK Deinze, and sports fans can enjoy documentary series or players interviews at anytime from anywhere.
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About KMSK Deinze
Founded in 1926, KMSK Deinze is a historic football club belonging to the second division of the Belgian Pro League/First Division B. The city of Deinze, the home town of KMSK, is located in the East Flanders region and is known as a place where many wealthy people live. In the 2019-20 season, the club was promoted to the second division of the Belgian Pro League. In the 2020-21 season, their first year of promotion, they finished a respectable fifth (out of eight clubs). The club is growing rapidly and has announced plans to build a new stadium.
For more information about KMSK Deinze, please visit the official website.