- The Trabzonspor ($TRA) Fan Token will go on sale on fan voting and rewards app Socios.com and Chiliz.net — the world’s first tokenised sports exchange in September.
- Fans can use $TRA Fan Tokens to influence the club, voting in polls and earning exclusive rewards on Socios.com
TRABZON 27th August 2020: Trabzonspor, in partnership with Chiliz (Binance: $CHZ, Paribu: $CHZ), have announced that they will launch their $TRA Fan Token on fan voting & rewards app Socios.com and the Chiliz Exchange — the world’s first tokenised sports exchange.
$TRA holders will be able to influence club decisions, voting in many polls each season on Socios.com and earning rewards linked to the club, including innovative digital experiences and real-life activations, such as meeting players and watching games as a VIP when fans return to the stadiums.
A Leaderboard feature, where fans will receive rewards points based on how they interact with Trabzonspor through the app will be launched in the near future, allowing fans to compete to become the number 1 fan in their region/country. A Chat feature and Games will also be launched on Socios.com in the coming months.
Socios.com Fan Token partners include FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, AS Roma, Galatasaray, CA Independiente, Apollon Limassol and esports organisations Team Heretics and OG. Dozens more clubs are set to launch Fan Tokens before the end of the year, with many leading IPs from sports and entertainment also primed to join the Socios.com roster in the near future.
Sinan Zengin, General Manager at Trabzonspor said: “At Trabzonspor, we are very happy with this cooperation and I would like to express that it is a project that excites us.
“Thanks to this partnership, we will have much more effective communication with our fans who are spread all over the world. Our fans will have the chance to influence and change the decisions of our club on some issues.
“This situation is really exciting. This collaboration will allow us to implement developments, marketing opportunities and other innovations in the digital world.I am sure that our fans will make the slogan “Everywhere is Trabzon For Us” even more meaningful with their interest in the $TRA Fan Token Offering, which we will start next month.
“I think Socios.com is the best in the world in these matters. I would like to congratulate the company’s founder and CEO, Alex Dreyfus, for his innovative success. I believe that with this collaboration, we can realize many more projects in the digital world together. I also thank Alex for the constructive attitude towards our club during the negotiation process.”
Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO and Founder of Chiliz and Socios.com said: “The passion for football in Turkey is incredible, but there’s also a willingness to embrace new technology that makes it a massively appealing market for us.
“Trabzonspor share our belief that through the latest technology they can build an even closer connection with their fans — not only in Turkey, but around the world — and we’re delighted to welcome them aboard.
“Trabzonspor’s global fanbase can now look forward to getting closer to the club through Fan Tokens and the chance to win some amazing rewards and experiences too. We expect to announce more Turkish clubs in the next few weeks too.”
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Chilliz / Socios.com
Andrew Clarke — Global PR Manager
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About Chiliz and Socios.com
Chiliz ($CHZ) is a digital currency for sports and entertainment platforms. It fuels the world’s first scalable, tokenized voting platform, Socios.com where fans can buy, trade and execute voting rights in their favorite sports teams. For more information please visit www.socios.com / www.chiliz.com.