APOLLON FC TO LAUNCH FAN TOKEN ON SOCIOS.COM
- The Apollon Limassol ($APL) Fan Token will go on sale on August 25th on Socios.com and Chiliz.net
- Fans can use $APL Fan Tokens to influence the club, voting in polls and earning exclusive rewards on Socios.com
- The Cypriot side joins major clubs, including FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus on the blockchain-based app
- $APL Fan Token holders can vote in a series of launch polls, choosing players to go head to head in a skills challenge with selected voters to be invited to the training ground to award the winner.
- Apollon FC will hold a press conference at xx tomorrow, featuring Socios.com founder Alexandre Dreyfus via video link.
LIMASSOL, 18th August 2020: Apollon Limassol FC, in partnership with Chiliz (Binance: $CHZ), have announced that they will launch their $APL Fan Token on August 25th. The $APL Fan Token will be sold exclusively on fan voting & rewards app Socios.com and the Chiliz Exchange — the world’s first tokenised sports exchange.
100, 000 $APL Fan Tokens at a fixed price of €1 will be available in the sale which will start on Tuesday August 25th and last until Thursday August 27th. 75, 000 $APL Fan Tokens will be available on Socios.com, with another 35, 000 to be sold on Chiliz.net. Each $APL will cost €1 and they will be sold on a first-come, first served basis. Fans will be able to purchase up to a maximum of 50 $APL Fan Tokens on either Socios.com Chiliz.net.
As of Friday August 28th fans will be able to continue buying $APL, but from this point onwards price will be determined by supply and demand.
The total supply of $APL Fan Tokens is 1 million.
$APL Fan Token holders can vote in a series of launch polls, choosing players to go head to head in a skills challenge with selected voters to be invited to the training ground to award the winner.
$APL 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 Apollon FC 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 and esports giants OG. CA Independiente of Argentina and Spanish esports team Heretics will also launch their Fan Tokens on August 25th.
As many as 50 IPs from the world of sports and entertainment are primed to join the Socios.com platform in 2020.
Apollon FC will reveal more about how $APL Fan Tokens will help fans get closer to the club in a press conference featuring a live link up with Socios.com founder Alexandre Dreyfus at 11am (Cypriot time) tomorrow morning (Wednesday 19/08).
Club President of Apollon Limassol FC, Nicos Kirzis, said: “We are excited to be the first Cypriot club to join Chiliz and Socios.com! Here at Apollon FC, we are constantly looking for ways to innovate and increase our brand exposure. Seeing our club logo next to some of the most prestigious clubs in the world and knowing that we are all together in such an amazing project, makes us extremely proud! We know that Socios.com can be a great communication stream between us and all the Apollon fans around the world and we are eager to receive their help in various club matters.”
Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO and Founder of Chiliz and Socios.com said: “Apollon FC are a forward-thinking club who are passionate about making sure their fans are able to have their say.
“We’re delighted they’ve chosen to embrace tokenisation to build an even closer connection with the fans and we’ve got some really exciting plans for the future.”
For Further Information:
Chilliz / Socios.com
Andrew Clarke — Global PR Manager
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About Chiliz and Socios.com
Chiliz ($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.