NK Maribor and SciSports join forces in player recruitment strategy
Enschede, 16 July 2021 – Slovenian Prva Liga club NK Maribor and SciSports create partnership to enhance the club’s scouting and recruitment strategy. The club’s scouting department will gain access to a wide range of innovative data-driven insights alongside collaborative elements to add specialist insight within the club.
Led by Sport Director Marko Šuler, the Prva Liga club will be able to focus their search for the exact type of player that matches the club’s philosophy through data-driven insights. By choosing to use the SciSports Recruitment application, the club’s scouting will be made more organised and effective with screening, comparison and discovery tools. Maribor become the latest addition to over 100 football organisations worldwide to be using SciSports – including some of the world’s most innovative clubs.
With a wide range of insights and years of usage at the top of professional football, the Recruitment application leads the way as the most powerful scouting tool in the industry. Alongside in-house knowledge and expertise in video and live scouting, Maribor will continue to develop its football operations. Next season, Maribor will aim to regain the Prva Liga title and progress well in the inaugural Europa Conference League.
Marko Šuler, Sport Director at NK Maribor: “Football is rapidly changing, and every club has to adapt to the inevitable developments of the manner in which things are carried out. Especially in our freshly reshaped scouting department, where we focus quite a lot on data-driven approach. We are happy to integrate cooperation with SciSports in our day-to-day routine, and believe it will positively influence our recruitment process in the future.”
Jesper Gudde, Manager Football at SciSports: “I am very proud of the SciSports team that we entered another country for the first time. Maribor NK is the biggest club in Slovenia for many decades, so we’re happy to be part of their future successes.”
SciSports Recruitment application
The SciSports Recruitment application offers actionable insights into more than 180,000 active players, 250 leagues and 3,700 clubs. Advanced data metrics offer insights into the (potential) skill level, playing style and performance of every player on an individual basis. Combined with the ability to apply easy search and filter functionalities to simply map out entire regions and leagues, the application is the ideal partner for football professionals to stay ahead of the competition.
SciSports is one of the fastest growing sports analytics companies in the world and a leading provider of football data intelligence for professional football organisations, football players, media and entertainment. The European Union named SciSports ‘European Unicorn’ and the HYPE Foundation named the company as the most innovative company in the world of football.
Direct access to a broad array of actionable insights into the skill level, playing style and performance of every player on an individual basis
SciSports is a leading provider of football data intelligence for professional football organisations, media and entertainment