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NEWS Opta Appointed Official Data Partner of the DFL

Opta and Hego TracAB have been appointed as the official data collection partners for the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2.

Following a tender process, Opta and Hego TracAB have secured the collection and non-exclusive data distribution rights for the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga from 2013/14-2016/17.

Opta and Hego TracAB have an extensive and varied client list in the world of football, including several Bundesliga clubs.

As part of this deal, Opta will provide match-specific statistics on goals, assists, throw-ins, passes, tackles and much more. Hego TracAB will focus on tracking data such as player movement, speed and distance covered.

The volume and depth of data to be provided will be the most comprehensive of any such contract in the professional game worldwide, and the package will make additional data and video-based material available to the clubs at no extra cost.

The agreement also gives Opta and Hego TracAB non-exclusive rights to market the official Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 data to the media, betting agencies, clubs and league associations. 

Posted by Opta at 13:55