It has been thrilling to watch Qatar make history in the run to their first-ever AFC Asian Cup win, said Martin Bland, Middle East General Manager at STATS. In the lead up to hosting the World Cup, the QFA has been committed to improving its output on the pitch through innovative solutions. Since the AFC Asian Cup in 2011, STATS has provided performance solutions to all three organisations tasked with the development of the National Teamthe QFA, QSL and Aspire Academy. We have enjoyed watching the teams long-term development leading up to this historic win.
The Qatar National Teams fantastic achievement at The Asian Cup 2019 is vindication of our commitment to innovation and using the best player performance data, said Ahmed Abassi, Director of Operations for QFA National Teams. QFAs vision of working closely with partners that share our commitment to innovation continues to help develop the game of football in Qatar. That is why QFA has partnered with STATS since 2011. Its been a long-term plan, but the hard work has paid off. Using innovation to develop how we effectively use STATS data has achieved unprecedented success.