VANCOUVER, BC – (January 25th, 2021) – FireFox Gold Corp. (“FireFox” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce two additions to its exploration team in Finland.  Dr. Sven Hönig joins the team as General Manager of Exploration, responsible for executing the Company’s gold discovery strategy in Finland. Dr. Hönig will report directly to the President and CEO. Mikko Nenonen is the new Exploration Manager and will be leading the Company’s exploration projects and reporting to Dr. Hönig. Dr. Petri Peltonen, formerly the Exploration Manager, will continue with the Company as a Technical Advisor.

FireFox CEO Carl Löfberg commented, “We thank Petri for his many contributions to our progress in Lapland, and we look forward to his continued input as part of our outstanding technical advisory team. We are pleased to welcome Sven and Mikko, both of whom bring excellent technical skills and a commitment to discovery. Sven’s structural geology skills will be a most welcome addition to our technical team.”

Dr. Hönig brings more than 12 years of diverse international mineral exploration experience, most recently as Senior Geologist for Kazzinc, a large-scale fully integrated producer of zinc, lead, copper and gold that is 69.7% held by Glencore. Sven has a strong background in structural geology and interpretation that he has applied to a variety of deposit types, including orogenic and intrusion-related gold. He also spent time on FireFox’s projects while working with GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. during a collaborative evaluation and targeting exercise. Having acted as chief geologist, project manager and project geologist, he has participated in all aspects of exploration, in projects ranging from grass roots to advanced stage. Sven is fluent in English, Russian, Czech and Slovak. He holds a doctorate from Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, where he studied mineralized subvolcanic systems. He is a fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits, the Geological Society of London, and Czech Association of Economic Geologists.

Mr. Nenonen adds a strong background in of all aspects of mineral exploration in Finland, particularly in the Lapland region where FireFox is focusing its exploration efforts. Since 2018, Mikko has worked as a geologist on a variety of gold, nickel-copper and vanadium projects for Magnus Minerals Ltd. (“Magnus”), a highly successful private Finnish mineral prospect generator. Magnus provides technical services to FireFox, and as such, Mikko has been a part-time project geologist to FireFox for over two years, managing many aspects of both the exploration programs and stakeholder engagement. Prior to his work with Magnus, Mikko garnered gold experience exploring the Kittilä region of Lapland with Agnico Eagle Finland. Mikko is a native Finnish speaker who is fluent in English and proficient in Swedish. He holds a Master of Science in Geology and Mineralogy from the Faculty of Technology at the University of Oulu.

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