From left: Indonesia Warriors Mario Wuysang, Riska Natalia General Manager of Indonesia Warriors, Mr. Ridi Djajakusuma Chief Operating Officer of the AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League, Indonesian Warriors Ronny Gunawan and Indonesia Warriors Amin Prihantono at the launch event at GEN Fest 2011, one of Indonesia’s largest music festivals.
Jakarta, Indonesia, 22nd October 2011 – In anticipation of the new season which will tip off in less than three months, the AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League (or AirAsia ABL) today proudly re-launched their official website at http://www.
Launched at GEN Fest 2011, one of Indonesia’s largest annual music festivals, the AirAsia ABL took the opportunity to showcase the exciting new website with special appearances by the players from the Indonesia Warriors. Mario Wuysang, Ronny Gunawan and Amin Prihantono were present for a meet and greet with Indonesia Warrior fans at the event.
To kick off the festivities, the AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League also announced the AirAsia ABL Slogan Search Contest, where fans from all around the region stand the chance to win two AirAsia tickets to the AirAsia ABL season 3 game of their choice by simply submitting their most creative slogans on the AirAsia ABL Facebook page from now until the 10th of November.
From left: Indonesia Warriors Amin Prihantono, Mario Wuysang and Ronn Gunawan at the meet and greet with fans session during the website launch event at GEN Fest 2011.
“In terms of functionality, users of the site will find that the site is full of useful information and new features, such as live streaming, a magazine style column with awesome videos.” Mr. Ridi Djajakusuma, Chief Operating Officer of the AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League stated. He further commented, “The site learns what individual users are interested in and customizes their visit to the site accordingly. The more often a user visits the site, the more http://www.
The AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League’s website was first launched in 2009 as a one stop shop for all AirAsia ABL fans to get the latest news and live stats for all AirAsia ABL games. The brand new AirAsia ABL website will still retain all of its predecessor’s features plus a wide range of new features, from ABL.tv, magazine-style webisodes covering the latest news as well as Cay’s Pick ‘n Pop, a blog written by the AirAsia ABL’s very own correspondent.
On top of that, the website will also contain both game highlights as well as never before seen footage from all of the AirAsia ABL’s games. “The AirAsia ABL’s new website will have many new features which will enable fans to be a part of their favorite clubs by following their favorite clubs and players through live and delayed games broadcasts, as well as forums, quizzes, merchandise store, etc.,” said Mr. Erick Thohir, President of the South East Asian Basketball Association, or SEABA. “The website style fits perfectly with basketball that has already become a lifestyle in itself.”
About the AirAsia ABL
The AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League is a professional basketball league founded by Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr Tony Fernandes to kick start a professional league that would be able to create strong teams that would be run as corporations and to ensure professional management, discipline and most importantly development of the game from the grass roots level. Season 3 of the AirAsia ABL will tip off on the 14th of January 2012 and sees the return of Season 2 champions the Chang Thailand Slammers alongside the AirAsia Philippine Patriots, Westports KL Dragons from Malaysia, Singapore Slingers and the Indonesia Warriors (formerly known as Satria Muda BritAma). Season 3 will see the debut of PBA veterans the San Miguel Beermen and the introduction of the SSA Saigon Heat from Vietnam and Bangkok Basketball Holdings from Thailand.