Manchester City equips soccer fans with NFC wristbands

Manchester City FC's Fantom NFC wristband

Leading UK football club Manchester City has released an NFC wristband that focuses on delivering team news and stats to fans.

The Fantom wristband, developed by Sweden’s Turnpike Group, features a touchscreen that gives the wearer a countdown to kick off on match days, match stats and updates as they happen, and voting functionality.

The £80 wristband features a Manchester City branded silicone strap and incorporates NFC to deliver contactless ticketing and payments, reports SportTechie.