Semper Fortis Esport - Contract
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Semper Fortis Esports PLC
04 November 2021


4 November 2021



("Semper Fortis Esports" or the "Company")


SMPR esports recruits highly rated British FIFA Coach


Semper Fortis Esports PLC (AQSE: SEMP), the esports company focused on establishing esports teams, forming brand and technology partnerships, and providing business to business advisory services, is pleased to announce the recruitment of highly talented professional FIFA player and coach Jamie Ridgen "Jamboo.'


The company's esports team, SMPR has made an official signing for Jamie Ridgen ('Jamboo') to compete and coach the SMPR FIFA team for the upcoming 2021/22 season. The player/coach has signed a ten-month contract with an option to renew for an additional ten months thereafter and will receive an annual salary and performance-based incentives.


In September 2021, the company recruited Mitchell Hayward 'Mitch' (GB) and Jaskarn Singh Kang 'Jas' (GB) as the official SMPR FIFA team which will now be complete with the Company's hiring of one of the UK's finest players and coaches.


Jamie is a 2020 ePremier League finalist and previous West Ham United ePremier League Representative. He comes with a digital footprint of circa 79,000 across social media channels.


As of November 2021, Jamie entered a partnership with a new gaming vertical which the SMPR brand will be able to access for increased audience exposure and brand partnerships.


Jassem Osseiran, COO of Semper Fortis Esports, commented: "Our team is extremely proud to have secured Jamie's services as Head Coach for the upcoming FIFA season. With Jamie at the helm of SMPR's competitive FIFA division, the Company is now well positioned to achieve high rankings across all competitions and develop further strategy for FIFA related content. We hire strategic leaders and players because we want to not only participate at an elevated level but win. Jamie's record is one of the best in the UK FIFA community and his role as coach and content creator will bring a level of further professionalism and experience to the SMPR Esports organisation."


For more information, please contact:


Semper Fortis Esports plc

via Square1 Consulting


Jassem Osseiran, Chief Operating Officer

Max Deeley, Finance Director

Hybridan LLP - AQSE Corporate Adviser and Broker


Claire Noyce, Managing Partner, Corporate Finance

Niall Pearson, Head of Corporate Broking & Sales

+44 203 764 2341

+44 203 764 2343

Square1 Consulting

+44 207 929 5599

David Bick


+44 7831 381201


About Semper Fortis Esports plc


Semper Fortis Esports PLC is a multi-operational Esports organisation converging high growth team infrastructures, gaming technology solutions and corporate business advisory services. Best known for its competitive esports team SMPR, Semper Fortis leverages its position in competitive electronic sports to produce disruptive game-based solutions and interactive experiences fusing physical and digital.


Semper Fortis translates in Latin to "Always Strong", channelling its expertise in sports, media and entertainment to strengthen, innovate and add value to the Esports ecosystem in the United Kingdom.



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