French giant Olympique Lyonnais to be the next user of SciSports’ data intelligence platform
Enschede, 19 September 2018 – Champions League contender Olympique Lyonnais and data intelligence company SciSports co-act in the recruitment process from now on. The 7 times French Champion is after Toulouse FC the second Ligue 1 club in a short time to start using SciSports’ services. A good indication of the growing importance of working with SciSports’ platform in the land of the World Cup Champion.
Olympique Lyonnais will use SciSports online platform to flag, compare and select interesting players from all over the globe. With SciSports’ platform the club gets a complete, objective and statistical substantiated insights of more than 90,000 active players worldwide. With smart search filters, alerts and the player comparison function, SciSports’ platform will support the club in the first phase of the recruitment process. Using data intelligence in the recruitment process confirms the ambition of the club to create a strong squad consisting excellent youth players mixed with incoming transfers of added value.
Florian Maurice, Head of Recruitment at Olympique Lyonnais: “We are happy to work with a data intelligence company like SciSports. In the past they proved what they are capable of in the Memphis Depay transfer. Now we are going to use SciSports’ platform to give us objective insights on the quality of players all around the world. It is a perfect tool in our recruitment process to combine visual scouting with data driven scouting.”
Giels Brouwer, CEO of SciSports: “It is just fantastic to welcome Olympique Lyonnais as customer! Such a great club with a lot of trophies on their name. It’s even more special that Memphis Depay plays for this club because of our joint history. Furthermore Olympique Lyon is well known because of their great scouting and developing program. With players like Juninho, Malouda, Sonny Anderson, Benzema and Lacazette they’ve always had interesting players. I look forward to see what Lyon is capable of this season in the competition, cup and Champions League.”
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