MSM and Blogmint felicitate the winners of the LIV Sports Bloggers World Cup

LIV Sportsand Blogminttodaycrowned Nekib Ahmed as the winner of the first LIV Sports Bloggers World Cup at a grand event in Gurgaon.The Bloggers world cup was a unique Influencer Marketing initiative from LIV Sports and Blogmint that allowed bloggers to blog about their favorite team and compete on a real time basis. The LIV Sports Bloggers World Cup was hosted on the Blogmint platform, a leading Bloggers Marketplace, managed by Tangerine Digital.


The LIV Sports Bloggers World Cup was launched to kindle the football passion in social media savvy youth of India received over 10,000 entries from football bloggers across the Indian sub-continent. Top 32 bloggers were selected to participate based on their social influence, Sports relevancy and passion for innovative Digital Marketing. They followed the similar format as the 2014 FIFA World Cup, from the qualifying rounds, to knockout stages. The top two bloggers from each group were further shortlisted to the quarterfinals on the basis their Blog Score – a measure of their influence.


The awards were given by Mr.Nitesh Kripalani, Executive Vice-President – New Media, Business Development and Digital/Syndication at Sony Entertainment Network.Launched in June this year, LIV Sportsis the Official Mobile and Internet Broadcaster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. LIV Sports offers both LIVE and Video-on-demand match content, with rich and informative statistics and analysis


Nekib Ahmedwon the month-long competition with a whooping number of views; he had stiff competition from Faisal Haq and Jatin, they finished second and third respectively.“I am so glad that I had the opportunity to be part of this exciting LIV Sports Bloggers World Cup. The entire journey has been a learning experience and every challenge has helped me discover my strength.” said, Nekib Ahmed.


The innovative Influencer Marketing initiativereceived a phenomenal response on the digital platforms with an organic reach of 3 Mn on Social media based on the 151 blogs written by the contestants.


Commenting on behalf of Blogmint, Kesavan Kanchi Kandadai, Chief Executive Officer, Tangerine Digital stated, “We are delighted with the response and interest that the LIV Sports Bloggers World Cup has received on the digital platform. We would like to congratulate the winners and assure that similar properties, across Sports will be launched in the near future.”

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