KUALA LUMPUR, January 30, 2009 - Malaysians are set for a triple dose of their favorite illustrated football heroes, Supa Strikas. Already available in comic and animation format in Bahasa Malaysia, Supa Strika is ushering in the Year of the Ox with a debut of their animation series in English over ESPN Star Sports, as of 2 February 2009.
Said Chevron Malaysia Limited's Mr Jeremy Oh, Country Chairman, "Now Supa Strikas fans will get to enjoy their favorite football team in their local language, and get to hear the talented, multi-lingual team converse in English. As always, storylines remain fresh, entertaining, educational and socially relevant for kids of all ages. It illustrates patience, determination, resilience, strength of character and integrity - all values that are shared by Caltex™ and its employees."
ESPN Star Sports (Astro Channel 813) airs Supa Strikas weekly at 7pm on Monday, with a repeat at 11.30am on Saturday as of 2 February. For your regular dose of the international smash-hit football team in Bahasa Malaysia, refer to the Bahasa Malaysia animation series every Sunday at 5pm on TV2, and the free-24 page comic book in the first Saturday issue of Kosmo every month - the next being 6 February 2009. Alternatively, check out their latest adventures on http://www.supastrikas.com.my/.
Caltex™, one of Asia's leading energy brands, sponsors Supa Strikas, a refreshing feel-good serialized story of a young (Malaysian) boy realizing and living his dream against all odds. The story brings a message of hope and inspiration to young kids and adults alike across the globe.