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Brazilian Football Confederation Signs Partnership With Sportradar

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 17 / 17

Sports and intelligence firm Sportradar announced that it will act as the lead integrity partner for the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), according to Ted Menmuir of SBC NEWS. The partnership will see Sportradar monitor matches across all CBF syndicated leagues. The CBF will integrate ma...

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