Mobofree.com (http://Mobofree.com), the leading social marketplace in Nigeria and Africa, has taken a major step in Nigeria by partnering with Complete Sports, one of the most reputable sports newspapers across the nation.
With nearly 4 million registered users, including more than 2.5million in Nigeria and a strong footprint in Zimbabwe, Uganda and Ghana, Mobofree.com is the leading social marketplace in Africa. Mobofree combines a social network with classifieds’ board into one integrated online platform where members can buy, sell and swap their stuff, interacting with other trusted people.
The deal which was signed over the weekend is the first of its kind by any social marketplace across Africa and entails Mobofree becoming the exclusive classifieds partner for Complete Sports. From today, readers will find sport equipment classifieds on Complete Sports online home page (www.completesports.com) and also on their physical newspaper. Mobofree has more than 80,000 items on their hobby, leisure and sports category.
Speaking after the contract signing ceremony over the weekend, Cristobal Alonso who is Mobofree’s Chairman of the Board said:
“This partnership is part of our strategic process of continuous improvement and value offering on our social marketplace to our esteemed members and advertisers who believe in us.
“Becoming Complete Sports – one of the most reputable widely read and circulated newspaper in Nigeria’s exclusive classifieds partner – will continue to strengthen our leadership position and our commitment to keep investing on our Nigerian platform and members.
“We know that many Nigerians love sports so we want to make sure they can trade their sports stuff, a category in which we lead the market.”
Mobofree.com has also integrated Complete Sports content on their home page where members can read the latest sports news coverage, commentary, photo news and other sports related events and happenings around the globe.
The Group Managing Director of Complete Communications Ltd, Alhaji Mumini Alao says: “As the leading sports newspaper in Nigeria for over 30 years, Complete Sports needs to take cognisance of trends. As more of our readers are also accessing our content online, we need to develop that offering. For this reason, partnering with Mobofree.com, one of Nigeria’s leading online players and the number one social marketplace makes great sense to Complete Sports. We see it as a win-win partnership.”