AFC Ann Arbor Partners with Fantelope for Beta Launch

Derek Mehraban

AFC Ann Arbor Soccer Team Partners with Fantelope for Beta Launch of its Fan Engagement Platform on July 25, 2015 at Final AFC Soccer Game.


Sports fan competition and engagement platform Fantelope announces a partnership to beta launch their new mobile app at the final AFC Ann Arbor soccer game of the season.

AFC fans will be the first to use the Fantelope app to earn rewards and show their support for their favorite local soccer team. Fantelope challenges will be active throughout the game allowing fans to share their experiences on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

“We want sports fans to love using the app, so we make it fun. Fantelope rewards fans for what they are already doing…being amazing sports fans!” said Derek Mehraban, Fantelope CEO and Co-Founder. “The AFC Ann Arbor owner group is very progressive and a great partner for the beta launch. AFC fans are passionate and engaged, and with the help of sponsors like Bank of Ann Arbor, Big George’s, and Audi Ann Arbor AFC plan to fill the stadium for the final game of the season.”

Fan Engagement at AFC Ann ARbor

The final AFC Ann Arbor game of the season and the Fantelope Beta Launch will take place on Saturday, July 25 at 6 PM at Hollway Field (Pioneer High School, 601 W. Stadium, Ann Arbor). During the game, fans can redeem their Fantelope points for exciting prizes including AFC water bottles, AFC scarves, photos with the AFC team, and Fantelope T-shirts.

“As a new Ann Arbor sports team startup, it is great to be working with a sports tech startup. We want to continue to engage the awesome tech community in the city and a partnership with Fantelope is a perfect match,” said AFC Ann Arbor Founder and Co-Owner, Jamey Amrine.

AFC Ann Arbor was founded in 2014 to bring minor league soccer to Ann Arbor and the surrounding communities.  The team competes in the inaugural season of the Great Lakes Premier League as a founding club.  The club includes amateur players from the area and recruited from top college programs across the state and country. www.afcannarbor.com

Join the Herd. Fantelope is the world’s ultimate sports fan engagement and competition platform. Fantelope offers fans of any professional, college or high school sports team, the ability to enhance their game day experience and be recognized for their fandom. Fantelope is launching Summer 2015. www.fantelope.com

2 thoughts on “AFC Ann Arbor Partners with Fantelope for Beta Launch

  1. Derek
    I am currently doing high school sports media work (video, photography) with Kevin Bryant of Sports Production Services. Might you have time for coffee or lunch to tell us about your work at Fantelope?
    Bill Hall

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