Manchester City have announced their plans to release a non-fungible token (NFT) collection to commemorate its title victory.
The reigning Premier League champions along with their franchise player Riyad Mahrez who was named “African Footballer of the Year” in 2016 and is a clutch member of the team on its way to a domestic double in the just concluded season, spearheaded by sporting legend Sir Kenny Dalglish teamed up with NEM Group to create the collection.
The launch will mark the first time a Premier League team has marked a title win with an NFT collection and collection will be available on NFT marketplace MakersPlace the day after the team receives the Premier League trophy.
The collection, named “1” to reflect the team’s position in the league table, will comprise four works by artist Jon Noorlander, the club said. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the City in the Community charity.
Fans will also be able to enter a free prize drawing for an edition of one of these works, “The Champions Medal,” without having to purchase it.
“1” will be available on NFT platform MakersPlace on May 24, the day after City receives the Premier League trophy at the Etihad Stadium after its final league match of the season, against Everton.