The Liga Portugal governing body for top-tier soccer in that country has initiated a tender process to find a supplier of digital collectible and non-fungible token (NFT) services for the next three seasons.

The body has issued what it has claimed represents its first centralized tender, aiming to find a company or companies with experience in the blockchain technology sector, “namely in the development of NFTs …”

Interested parties should request information from, with the contract set to run for the 2022-23 to 2024-25 cycle.

There are two different sections of the tender – an NFT fantasy game component and a digital player collectibles aspect.

The latter will be based on “the promotion or exploitation of content that represents the image of players, virtually or in the real world, through the creation of NFTs in blockchain technology …”

The NFT fantasy game, meanwhile, will be a launchpad for online contests between users on platforms supported by blockchain technology.