Sportradar, one of the leading sports data providers, is proud to announce that it has entered into a multi-year data partnership with the Russian Football Premier League (RFPL).
In terms of the agreement, Sportradar will become the Russian Football Premier League’s Official Sports Data Partner” as of the upcoming 2015/2016 season and will be granted the right to collect, archive and distribute “Official Data” to the media as well as to the betting industry.
The agreement between the parties covers the Russian Football Premier League, which is the highest professional football competition in Russia, as well as the national Super Cup and the Youth Championship. Sportradar will not only collect and distribute sports data but will also provide the Russian Football Premier League with its “dernier cri” content solutions which are available across multiple digital platforms. Sportradar’s Live Sports Centre and its mobile application that is due to launch shortly offers fans comprehensive and in-depth, real-time data visualization.
Sergey Pryadkin, the President of the Russian Football Premier League, revealed that they are aware that data, and especially live data, is becoming more and more important and Sportradar will be a great partner for them as they endeavor to provide their fans with the most entertaining and engaging content, no matter where they are or which device they use.
According to Johannes Ranke, the Managing Director of Sports Data and Licensing at Sportradar, with the FIFA World Cup 2018 only a few years away, the passion of Russian football fans is growing and growing. He added that they are very excited to work together with the Russian Football Premier League and feel confident that they can offer sponsors and fans new ways to understand and follow their favorite teams.