Foothill Ranch, Calif. – January 11, 2010 – Advanced Soccer Media, the parent of TopDrawerSoccer.com and iBN Sports announced today they have formed a strategic relationship to combine iBN’s video production and sports broadcast network infrastructure with TopDrawerSoccer.com’s prominence as #1 destination for club and college soccer on the web. This relationship will enhance the offering for both companies via a unique soccer portal, increasing content for their fans by sharing and building upon respective expertise.
TopDrawerSoccer.com is the #1 club and college soccer website in the world serving the youth soccer community. iBN produces and broadcasts high quality video over its powerful platform capable of delivering millions of video streams simultaneously without interruption or degradation to the video enjoyment. iBN will become the preferred video partner to TopDrawerSoccer.com for video production of matches. As a premier streaming video content provider, iBN will also contribute video content on the TopDrawerSoccer.com site. Conversely, iBN Sports www.ibnsports.com will link to and showcase TopDrawerSoccer.com over the iBN network on its World Soccer Channel.
“We are extremely pleased to combine forces with TopDrawerSoccer.com as they are the industry leader when it comes to soccer on the club and college level” said Michael Conley, Executive Vice President of iBN Sports. “This association is a natural fit on multiple levels, merging our streaming video acumen with the full line up of content and respected voice that TopDrawerSoccer.com brings to youth soccer,” said Conley.
“We are excited to merge the best talents in their respective industries” said Joseph Konowiecki, Chairman of Advanced Soccer Media. “Live-Streaming is the future, and with the help of iBN Sports, we will leverage it to continually benefit soccer in America.