MyFPL wanted to build a community of engaged football fans on their application.

Softicks built a scalable sports application using technologies such as PHP, Drupal, MySQL, Apache, Ajax, Jquery.

Challenges we Faced

It was challenging to design and develop team page, where user selects players from different teams and make his team.

It was challenging to put so much information on single page and keep that user friendly at the same time.

Business Problem

  • To provide an engaging experience to football lovers
  • Giving control to users for selecting favorite team players to form a team of their own

Key People:

  • CTO Softicks: Tanzeel Ghumman
  • Founder MyFPL11: Hassan Azam

Consumers/Users of app

Function:

  • Users of fantasy sports are sports fans
  • They watch the live sports
  • Affiliation with their team
  • Fantasy sports fans watch more games
  • Their players are from different teams

Industry:

  • Sports
  • Fantasy sports
  • Sports fan community

Business Benefits

  • Built a sports fan community
  • Dedicated subscription based football / Premier league fans community
  • Advertisers for sports and fantasy sports products

Solution

– Simulating Real Football Premier League

Technology Used:

PHP, Drupal, MySQL, Apache, Ajax, jQuery

Notable features:

  • User friendly interface (UI) to form fantasy team.
  • Based on player’s actual performance in premier league, user will get points
  • Dashboard to show overall winner and weekly winners. player records and statistics maintenance
  • Scheduler script to calculate points for player’s performance
  • Business rules to keep team within the allocated budget
  • Users can create leagues to compete with other users

Special architecture design:

  • CMS for admin to change/control everything on front end