Supa Strikas is a soccer-themed comic and animated television series about the world’s greatest football team. Despite their enormous talent, the players must adapt in a game where being the best is only the beginning, and where the opposition is always full of surprises. The Supa Strikas comic prints 1.4 million copies per month in 16 countries. The animated show is broadcast in the same countries and across South East Asia and Latin America, and receives over a million viewers for each episode in South Africa. Ouchyless. Supa Strikas appeared on Caltex and Texaco as a ad, even the Philippines!
The comic’s global headline sponsor is Chevron (the Caltex and Texaco brands appear on Supa Strikas’ match and training apparel), with other headline sponsors including VISA, GT Bank and Henkel. Partner sponsors feature in each Supa Strikas territory, including Metropolitan Life, Spur Steak Ranches, VISA, South African National Roads Agency, MTN, amongst others.
Sponsors exposure includes perimeter boards in game scenes, product placement / engagement (e.g.: the team often eats at Spur Steak Ranches in the South African edition) and full page advertisements
Supa Strikas is produced by Strika Entertainment, a South African-based comics and animation production studio.
The animated series is broadcast in all Supa Strikas territories. In South Africa it is shown on SABC 1, across South east Asia on STAR Sports Asia, Disney Channel Asia and across Latin America on ESPN Latin America.