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JDT FC BECOMES FIRST MALAYSIAN CLUB TO PARTNER WITH SOCIOS.COM

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, The Crown Prince of Johor and Socios.com CEO Alexandre Dreyfus.

The current 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 major decisions needed to be made by the club, including:

Player of the Season awards

Naming of training grounds / elements of the stadium

Squad numbers for selected new arrivals

Designs of the coach livery for the end of season celebration

As well as week to week decisions such as:
The celebration song played after every goal

The message on the captain’s armband for a specific matchday

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 who participate in polls will have the chance of winning:

Signed JDT FC merchandise
Matchday tickets

Hospitality invites

Special rewards from JDT FC partners

Discounts at JDT FC’s merchandise stores

Meet and greet the players and staff

And much more…

His Royal Highness Major General Tunku Ismail ibni Sultan Ibrahim, The Crown Prince of Johor and owner of Johor Darul Ta’zim FC said:

“We are extremely excited 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 was very keen to work with Socios as they are leading the way in blockchain in the sports industry. JDT FC is excited 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 the 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.

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