Argentine side CA Huracán become 15th South American club to join Dugout’s global media platform.
London, UK – 27 March 2020: Today, Club Atlético (CA) Huracán has launched a dedicated channel on Dugout’s football media platform to strengthen the global media company’s presence in South America.
Founded over 100 years ago, in 1908, CA Huracán is one of the most historic teams in Argentina and compete in the highest tier of Argentinean football, the Primera División. Located in the football-mad city of Buenos Aires, CA Huracán has a large and passionate fan base with their supporters widely known as ‘Los Quemeros’, or ‘The Burners’. Playing at the 48,000 capacity Tomás Adolfo Ducó, CA Huracán and ‘Los Quemeros’ greet visiting teams with a formidable atmosphere in one of Argentina’s greatest stadiums.
CA Huracán will join some of the world’s biggest football clubs on Dugout whose founding members include Barcelona, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, A.C. Milan, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Juventus. The platform will increase CA Huracán’s international audience improving the club’s visibility within Argentina and across the globe through a new channel to connect with the club’s loyal fans. ‘Los Quemeros’ will be able to watch exclusive behind-the-scenes and historical football content on Dugout.com and via the Dugout app.
Dugout Co-Founder and Chairman, Elliot Richardson, said:
“South America is home to some of the most passionate fans on the planet with ‘Los Quemeros’ proudly sitting a part of this group and we are excited to welcome CA Huracán as the 15th club from the continent to the platform.
“As we continue to partner with new clubs across the globe we are committed to creating new ways for fans and clubs to connect with each other through creating engaging, shareable content.”
Julián Levy, Marketing Director of Huracán said:
“We are excited to partner with Dugout and enhance our ability to engage with our loyal fans. The partnership will also allow us to tell fans across the world about the rich history of our club through behind-the-scenes and archive footage.”
Dugout is a unique digital media company co-owned by 10 of the world’s biggest football clubs.
Since launching in 2016 with A.C. Milan, Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid there are now 100+ clubs, National Football Federations and Leagues in partnership with Dugout. This collaboration helps football clubs educate, engage and grow their digital fanbase via a premium global publisher network.
Using current and archived footage, Dugout creates and distributes over 3,000 brand safe, professional videos a month to over 60 million engaged fans globally.