Brazilian Football Confederation Signs Partnership With Sportradar
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 match monitoring using Sportradar's Fraud Detection System. Sportradar will also advise and consult CBF staff and stakeholders on "guidance with regards to match-fixing detection, game intelligence and prevention of sports crime" (SBC NEWS, 8/16). INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL's Paul Nicholson reported Sportradar currently works with the Paulista, one of Brazil's regional leagues, as well as the Brasileiro, Brazil's second tier and the Brazil Cup. The new deal will "extend oversight across Série C and Série D" (INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL, 8/16).