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Youth basketball league sets sights on e-sports, seeks committed partner

  • Dicky Christanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, October 16 2019   /  12:23 am

Indonesia’s biggest student basketball league operator, Developmental Basketball League (DBL) Indonesia, is looking for the right, solid and committed partner to add e-sports to its platform.Founder and CEO Azrul Ananda acknowledges that the e-sports industry has grown into a tempting new market that cannot be ignored, wanting to provide a medium for basketball aficionados who love to play online games and are not members of their school teams.“We are now seeking a solid yet committed partner who has the ability to not only create an event but manage it in the long run. Right now, we are in discussion with several companies but still haven't reached any final terms. We hope that we will be ready to launch sometime next year,” Azrul told The Jakarta Post recently.Azrul predicts that the potential market is huge and this will also become a window where DBL can extend its influence to...