Ligue 1 club, AS Monaco, has announced the launch of a fan token via Socios.com, on the foremost blockchain provider for the sports and entertainment industry, Chiliz. Although the number and the price of tokens have not yet been revealed, the club from one of the top five biggest leagues in Europe has confirmed that they will ‘shortly’ declare it.
The fans that will own this token will have the right to vote in polls, achieve VIP rewards, exclusive promotions, AR-enabled features, games and competitions.
From over 160 countries, there is a total of over 1.3M Socios users that engages and win rewards from the teams they follow through Fan Tokens. Another opportunity for fans is to compete with other fans of their favourite club from around the globe in games, tournaments and quizzes.
The partnership between Socios.com and Fan Tokens can create a limitless opportunity that the club can notice and reward to its fanbase from around the world. For AS Monaco, Socios.com will have a thrilling new coat in the club’s digital communications strategy that will help them to breed its striking global existence. Till now, they have already engrossed over 19M followers on social networking sites.
Socios.com has been in association with over 100 sporting organizations. Clubs like Inter Milan, Juventus, Napoli, Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona, AS Roma, Valencia have been linked with Socios.com in the past.
Oleg Petrov, Vice President and CEO of AS Monaco, said, “As part of the Club’s digital development, finding new forms of engagement with our international fan community is a priority. The creation of the $ASM Fan Token offers this opportunity to interact with our fans differently, allowing them to enjoy new experiences. We are pleased to partner with the Socios.com platform, a pioneering and industry-leading company with expertise in some of the most prestigious organizations in the world of sport.”
Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Chiliz and Socios.com, said, “AS Monaco is more than just a successful football club, it’s a very visible and powerful ambassador for the principality, with a cosmopolitan image and a big global following.”
“Fan Tokens will enable the club to connect with their extensive global community of fans like never before, allowing their fans to benefit from unprecedented engagement and reward opportunities on Socios.com.”
AS Monaco has managed to win eight Ligue 1 championships, ten domestic cup wins and two European Cup final appearances. They have currently acquired the eighth spot in the Ligue 1.