LOS ANGELES, February 28, 2013 -- eFans (http://www.efans.com), the revolutionary social network for sports fans that connects fans across the globe with their favorite athletes and teams, today announced an important milestone in their company with the launch of Sportoos (http://www.sportoos.net), the world's first search engine specifically designed for sports fans.
Powered by eFans proprietary technology, Sportoos brings sports fans a unique and innovative search engine that delivers the sports related content they are looking for. Leveraging the efficiencies of Google search, Sportoos is able to serve users relevant sports related content while allowing them to connect with social networks relevant to their searches.
"The potential in this space is enormous. We believe Sportoos will forever change how sports fans interact with their favorite athletes, teams and each other online. This was always part of our strategy and we see search as a natural progression for us," the CEO and Founder Stephan Maric said.
The launch of Sportoos presents new revenue and channel opportunities for eFans and paves the way for their further penetration into mobile. Maric notes that 'Sportoos is well positioned to solidify their position in the mobile market. As our users demand their social networks to be accessible by mobile, so will they expect the same level of sports related search.'
This is obviously still a Beta product, in phase one Sportoos delivers a base level sports search experience for athletes and teams. Phase two will allow users to search events, venues, apps and scores while interacting with others users. "This is our breakthrough product. Search is the future of the industry and we are thrilled to be entering the market at the perfect time' says Maric. The growth plan for eFans/Sportoos includes a launch into ten additional countries and the development of their mobile app, all in 2013.
eFans is the revolutionary social network for sports fans worldwide. eFans is the only interactive website that connects teams and athletes throughout the world, from major franchises like The Los Angeles Lakers and superstars like Leo Messi to small-town amateur teams and clubs, to their fans in a free, online community.