Arsenal Football Club, one of the most important football clubs in England announced the launch of its own fan token on the platform Socios.com, under the name AFC.
According to a statement from the Gunner team, as it is also known, the alliance between the two parties, bring club fans closer through a series of games, interactive and fun contests each season.
Also, fans who acquire the fan tokens may have participation in the decisions that can be made in the clubthrough interactive surveys.
Likewise, Arsenal fans will have the possibility of interact with other fans around the world, on the platform Socios.com.
Another benefit is that token holders will be able to compete against other clubs on global leaderboards. That way they will get benefits, digital and real-life experiences related to club Arsenal, highlights the team with 13 league titles.
With no scheduled token release date, Arsenal’s release notes that all new and existing members of My Arsenal Rewards, a rewards program for club members, you will have the option to receive a free AFC for a limited time.
It is worth remembering, that fans tokens are developed on the Chiliz blockchain, a platform that specializes in e-sports and crowfunding for video game development.
Arsenal commercial director Peter Silverstone commented that Socios.com. “lead the way” of blockchains in the sports industry.
“When we launch the fan tokens, we will provide our hundreds of millions of fans around the world with more opportunities to interact with the club and be a part of our family,” Silverstone added.
To acquire these fan tokens arsenal, you need to download the application Socios.com, register and acquire the Chiliz token. This can be purchased on the same platform by credit card or on some exchanges, including Binance and Huobi.
Manchester City also moves its pieces with tokens
In the same way that Arsenal announces it, the last champion of the English league, Manchester City also joined the market of fan tokens, as reported by CriptoNoticias.
City fans enjoy the same benefits as Arsenal fans, with respect to decision making in the club, contests, among other advantages.
The Argentine National Team also has its fan token
In the case of Latin America, one of the most recent launches of fan tokens, was that of the Argentine Football Team, last June.
This media reported that the 600,000 ARG tokens that were available in Socios.com they were sold out just 3 hours, which caused the platform to collapse due to high demand.