GAZIANTEP – OCTOBER 21ST: Gaziantep F.K, in partnership with Chiliz, the leading blockchain providers for the sports and entertainment industry, have officially announced that they will launch the $GFK Fan Token on the fan engagement app Socios.com.

Fan Tokens are collectible digital assets, minted on the Chiliz blockchain, that provide owners with access to voting rights in polls, VIP rewards, exclusive promotions, AR-enabled features, chat forums, games and competitions on  Socios.com.

The $GFK Fan Token will grant Gaziantep fans worldwide unprecedented access to the club. Engagement opportunities for $GFK Fan Token holders will include the chance to have a say and a vote on a number of initiatives by taking part in interactive polls that will run on the Socios.com app. 

In addition, fans will be able to put their skills to the test against other fans from around the world in games, competitions and quizzes, competing in global leaderboards and earning real-life and digital club-related accolades, benefits and experiences along the way. Fans can also look forward to accessing exclusive content and experiencing Socios.com’s geo-location, augmented reality feature ‘Token Hunt’. 

Gaziantep competed in the Süper Lig for the first time in 2019. The club finished 9th in last season’s s. competition.

Details on when the $GFK Fan Token will launch, as well as the price and supply will be revealed shortly.

With over 1.2 million users worldwide, Socios.com is a direct-to-consumer (D2C) platform that uses blockchain technology to provide the world’s leading sporting organisations with the tools to engage with and monetize their global fanbase.

More than 90 major sporting organizations have partnered with Socios.com, including FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, AC Milan,  Atlético Madrid, Manchester City, Inter Milan, Arsenal and the Argentina and Portugal national football teams, as well as a number of leading teams from F1, esports and cricket. Gaziantep will become the seventh Turkish club to launch a Fan Token on Socios.com  

Created by Chiliz, the leading blockchain provider for the global sports and entertainment industry, Socios.com has major expansion plans and is targeting many more Fan Token launches throughout the world. The company has multiple office locations around the globe. It has recently opened new regional headquarters in Madrid, Istanbul, São Paulo and Buenos Aires, and will soon be inaugurating its first US headquarters. 

Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Chiliz and Socios.com said: “Today’s partnership is yet another big step forward in our continued expansion into the Turkish sports industry.

 “We’re delighted to welcome Gaziantep F.K and all of the club’s fans to Socios.com. We can’t wait to start creating amazing new opportunities for you to engage with the club you love.”