AS Monaco to launch Fan Token on Socios.com

AS Monaco football team joins PSG rivals in launching a Fan Token with Socios.com

Vintage AS Monaco stamp from 1963                                 
A vintage stamp stamp printed in Monaco in 1963 showing the AS Monaco football team circa 1963 – Photo: Shutterstock
                                

Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club SA, commonly referred to as AS Monaco – a professional football club based in Monaco that competes in Ligue 1, the top tier of French football – has signed up to a partnership with Chiliz, the global blockchain provider for the sports industry to produce a new Fan Tokens that will be unveiled via fan engagement and reward app Socios.com.

The $ASM Fan Token will give AS Monaco supporters access to games, competitions and quizzes where they can compete against other fans worldwide in global leader boards. As well as the chance to earn real-life and digital club-related rewards and benefits, it will also give access to AS Monaco club-related content and Socios.com’s geolocation-based, augmented-reality (AR) feature ‘Token Hunt’.

Chiliz said details for when the $ASM Fan Token will officially launch, its price and supply “will be revealed shortly”. Chiliz also said: “Socios.com and Fan Tokens will create countless opportunities for the club to recognise and reward its international fanbase.”

In addtion Socios.com will also become a part in AS Monaco’s “overall digital communications strategy” with the aim of helping to grow the club’s social media presence.

Ligue 1 competitor PSG has also partnered with Socios.com

Thus far, Socios.com has partnered with over 100 major sporting organisations, including leading European football teams Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) – which competes with AS Monaco in Ligue 1 – FC Barcelona, ​​Inter Milan, Juventus, Napoli, AS Roma, Valencia, Manchester City and Arsenal.

In 2018, PSG became the first sports franchise to partner with Socios.com. When Lionel Messi moved from FC Barcelona to PSG in August this year, the French team announced it will pay part of the football star’s “welcome package” in $PSG Fan Tokens. 

Marc Armstrong, chief partnerships officer of PSG, commented at the time: “Fully embracing Socios.com and $PSG Fan Tokens has proved a massive success for the Club. We have been able to engage with a new global audience, creating a significant digital revenue stream.”

AS Monaco is more than a football club, it’s an “ambassador for the principality”

Oleg Petrov, vice President and CEO of AS Monaco, said: “As part of the Club’s digital development, finding new forms of engagement with our international fan community is a priority. The creation of the $ASM Fan Token offers this opportunity to interact with our fans in a different way, allowing them to enjoy new experiences.

“We are pleased to partner with the Socios.com platform, a pioneering and industry-leading company with expertise in some of the most prestigious organisations in the world of sport.”

Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Chiliz and Socios.com, said: “AS Monaco is more than just a successful football club, it’s a very visible and powerful ambassador for the principality, with a cosmopolitan image and a big global following.”

“Fan Tokens will enable the club to connect with their extensive global community of fans like never before, giving their fans the opportunity to benefit from unprecedented engagement and reward opportunities on Socios.com.”

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