Indian Esports Team SOUL Signed a Title partnership with iQOO

Indian Esports Team SOUL Signed a Title partnership with iQOO
Breaking new ground in Indian Esports, Team SOUL, the country's leading Esports team, has secured a six-month exclusive title sponsorship deal with iQOO. Alongside this significant announcement, the official jersey for 'iQOO SOUL' was revealed by Team SOUL's Co-Founder & CEO, Animesh Agarwal, in collaboration with iQOO CEO Nipun Marya at Sunder Nursery in Delhi.
This unique partnership marks the first time in the country’s Esports landscape that a team has secured a high-profile title sponsorship that extends beyond individual tournaments. Led by Sahil Jhakar (SOUL Omega) and comprising the country’s other popular BGMI athletes including supporter Sohail Shaikh (SOUL Hector), assaulters Akshat Goel (SOUL Akshat), Naman Adiani (SOUL Neyo), and Harsh Paudwal (SOUL Goblin), Team SOUL has solidified its position as a formidable organization within the nation’s competitive gaming community.
Demonstrating an impressive track record, the team has consistently emerged victorious in high-stakes tournaments such as the PUBG Mobile India Series (PMIS) 2019, PUBG Mobile Cup Open (PMCO) Spring Split: India, and the Battlegrounds Mobile India Pro Series (BMPS) 2022. Moreover, they have proudly represented the nation on the international stage.
Commenting on the game-changing partnership that reflects Team SOUL’s unwavering dedication to excellence, Mr. Animesh Agarwal, Co-founder, S8UL said, “We are thrilled to welcome iQOO as the title sponsor of Team SOUL. This partnership marks a historic moment in Indian Esports and is built on a shared vision of elevating the Esports sector of the country. Through this collaboration, iQOO SOUL has reinforced its position as a powerhouse in the sector, setting a new benchmark for the industry. Aligned with iQOO’s commitment to innovation, which resonates with our passion for pushing the boundaries in gaming, our collective aim is to contribute significantly to the ongoing growth and evolution of the Esports landscape".
iQOO has played a dynamic role in fostering the Esports landscape in India, actively involved in organizing its tournaments and collaborating with Krafton to host official BGMI tournaments. The company has further solidified its commitment by forming strategic alliances with third-party tournaments. Notably, iQOO served as the official Esports gaming phone partner for the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou, where Esports marked its debut as an official medal sport. India's 15-member contingent competed across four titles during the event.
"In the dynamic realm of Indian Esports, the partnership between Team SOUL and iQOO as the exclusive title sponsor heralds a groundbreaking chapter. As we proudly unveil the official jersey of ‘iQOO SOUL,’ this collaboration not only signifies a historic moment but also echoes our shared commitment to elevate the Esports landscape in the country. This partnership is a testament to our dedication to excellence and the collective vision of making strides in the ever-evolving world of competitive gaming", said Nipun Marya, CEO, iQOO.