Eintracht Frankfurt partners with SciSports and adds sports data analytics platform Insight to their recruitment process

13/06/18 | SciSports

Enschede, 13 June 2018 – Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt has chosen SciSports as partner for the player recruitment process. The winner of the DFB-Pokal 2017-18 use the SciSports Insight platform to cover more than 90,000 players around the world.

Eintracht Frankfurt will partner up with data-intelligence company SciSports to enrich their scouting scope and work closely on data intelligence projects. Eintracht Frankfurt will get access to the online platform SciSports Insight. This platform provides the club with a complete, objective and statistical substantiated insights of over 90,000 active players worldwide. With smart search filters, alerts and the player comparison function SciSports Insight will support the club in the first phase of the recruitment process. The intensive cooperation also contains customized Datascouting reports and shows the aim of the German club to make the best out of all possibilities data has to offer to the football industry in the fields of recruitment and tactics.

Bruno Hübner, Sporting Director at Eintracht Frankfurt: “SciSports convinced us with a new approach to get another view and a deeper feedback into a player’s performance. Once more our collaboration shows the importance of synergies between data intelligence and elite football expertise.“

Giels Brouwer, CEO of SciSports: “We are very proud to welcome Eintracht Frankfurt as a partner. It’s a delight to support one of the biggest ‘Traditionsvereine’ in Germany in the recruitment process. This collaboration shows again that clubs from international top leagues are eager to work close with SciSports.”

SciSports Insight
SciSports’ online platform ‘Insight’ makes it possible to directly access information about 90,000 active players, 244 competitions and 3,698 clubs in just a few clicks. Each player within the platform has his own scores for current, potential and historical influence on the team result. With the availability of easy search filters and functions the platform is the ideal partner for the scouting department to operate in an effective and efficient way.

About SciSports
SciSports is one of the fastest growing sports analytics companies in the world and a leading provider of data intelligence for professional football organizations. The European Union selected SciSports as one of the next European Unicorns and the HYPE Foundation elected the company as the most innovative football company in the world (2017).

SciSports created an index (SciSkill Index) to determine the quality and potential of over 200,000 players around the globe. The index is validated and outperforms the bookmakers with an average ROI of 9.4%. Our web portal Insight gives you an efficient and clear overview of all players available at your level or potential. With easy usable search wizards as well as selection and comparison tools you’re able to stay up to date with all professional players in the world and especially the ones who meet your requirements.

Our new, patented product BallJames is the first integrated tracking system to fully-automate the data generation of football matches, real-time and in 3D.

Our mission: SciSports uses data intelligence to understand football with the goal to improve the game of football on the pitch and enrich the fan experience of billions of fans around the globe.