Johor, September 26th: Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT) will become the first Malaysian club to join Socios.com’s world leading fan engagement and rewards platform.
The partnership was announced today at a Press Conference featuring HRH Major General Tunku Ismail ibni Sultan Ibrahim, Crown Prince of Johor and Socios.com CEO Alexandre Dreyfus.
The reigning eight-time consecutive Malaysian Super League Champions have dominated the domestic football scene in recent times and will now be able to create new engagement and rewards opportunities for their passionate supporters through $JDT Fan Tokens on Socios.com.
Fan Tokens are digital assets that enable fans to access highly engaged communities where participation in games, club polls, predictors and other features unlocks access to rewards including club merchandise, VIP tickets, and unique, memorable club experiences.
More than 170 major sporting organisations, including many leading football clubs from Europe and Latin America, have partnered with Socios.com to create new experiences and opportunities for their fans through Fan Tokens.
JDT FC fans can look forward to voting on decisions needed to be made by the club in various areas concerning the team, stadium and JDT’s world class facilities.
Fan Token Holders will also be able to vote for their Player and Goal of the Month as well as helping to decide which players or staff appear in our Social Media content.
Fan Token Holders will also be eligible to win special prizes including match-worn player jerseys and other merchandise never before made available to fans to purchase.
His Royal Highness Major General Tunku Ismail ibni Sultan Ibrahim, Crown Prince of Johor and owner of Johor Darul Ta’zim FC said:
“We are excited and proud to launch a very special partnership with Socios that has the ultimate goal of bringing our supporters closer to the club and allowing them to help determine and shape our future. JDT FC are always happy to collaborate with world renowned brands and Socios is another one of those because in the sports industry, they are leading the way in blockchain.
JDT FC is also proud to be positioned alongside Socios’ other partners such as Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester City, PSG and Inter Milan. The partnership also confirms that JDT FC is a standout option for international brands to partner with in the region.
The launch of the $JDT Fan Token will allow our millions of fans more opportunities to interact with the club and be a part of our family.
AT JDT FC, we have always been committed to finding new and innovative ways for our fans to extend their relationship with us and we will work very closely with Socios to develop cutting edge opportunities for our fans to participate and interact with the club they love so much.”
Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Socios.com, said: “JDT have dominated their domestic league in recent times, helping put Malaysian football on the map and building their passionate fan base.
“The club wants to create new opportunities for their fans, new ways to connect and be rewarded for their support. We’ve got exciting plans for the $JDT Fan Tokens and look forward to welcoming the club’s fans to the world’s biggest engagement and rewards community.”
“This partnership, our first in Malaysia, increases our presence in Southeast Asia and we look forward to adding more partnerships with leading clubs in this region and bringing more incredibly passionate fans to Socios.com in the future.”
Socios.com’s roster features football giants FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, Juventus, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Arsenal, Napoli, Valencia, Atlético de Madrid and many more massive European teams. Socios.com also has a major presence across South America, including many big clubs from Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Argentina. In addition to football, MMA giants UFC, leading Formula 1 teams, a host of esports organisations and over 70 major US sports franchises from the NBA, NHL and NFL and MLS are all on board.
Sporting organisations can now offer fans access to an intuitive app where they can join highly engaged communities and be recognised and rewarded for their support. The name of that app is Socios.com.
Powered by the latest technology, Socios.com provides sporting organisations with an unparalleled way of strengthening relationships with all fans through Fan Tokens, digital assets that unlock access to a gamified engagement and rewards community.
Over 170 major sports organisations, including massive soccer teams from Europe and
Latin America, premium Formula One teams, giants from NBA, NFL, NHL and MLS, leading esports teams and the UFC are on board with many more to come in the future.
Socios.com has over 300 employees and regional headquarters in Miami, Madrid, Malta, London, Istanbul, Milan and Sao Paulo. The Socios.com app is available in 10 languages. Socios.com is powered by Chiliz, the world leading blockchain provider for the sports and entertainment industry. For more information please visit www.socios.com.
ABOUT JOHOR DARUL TA’ZIM FC
Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT) are one of Asia’s most prestigious clubs with facilities that rival some of the best teams in the continent and success has been ever-flowing. JDT have won a record eight straight Malaysia Super League titles, seven Charity Cups, two FA Cups, two Malaysia Cups and, the club’s crowning moment in Asia, the 2015 AFC Cup – a first for a club from East Asia, let alone Southeast Asia.
The completion of the new state-of-the-art Sultan Ibrahim Stadium, AFC Champions League football and plans of an even more advanced training ground elevates the club to an even higher standing. Adopting a hands-on approach in operating the club, HRH Crown Prince of Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim has been at the centre of the tremendous growth the JDT brand has enjoyed on and off the pitch.
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