CHICAGO – July 14, 2016 – STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports technology company, will provide Sport Club Corinthians Paulista with STATS SportVU player tracking technology and PROZONE3 analytics software to support enhanced performance analysis operations.
Based in São Paulo, Corinthians is one of the most successful clubs in the history of Brazilian soccer and has won the Campeonato Brasileiro on six occasions. With an estimated 30 million fans worldwide, Corinthians is the reigning Brazilian champion, won its first Copa Libertadores title in 2012 and its second FIFA Club World Cup in the same year.
“We are pleased to be working with STATS to further enhance our performance analysis operations,” said Gustavo Ferraz Herbetta, Head of Marketing at Corinthians. “Corinthians is one of the most progressive clubs in South America and this agreement will ensure our analysis department remains at the forefront of innovation in football.”
STATS SportVU is an optical player tracking system that tracks the positions of players and the ball 25 times per second to deliver a wealth of unique performance insights. SportVU enables coaches and analysts to make informed decisions with the most advanced football data available.
The PROZONE3 analysis platform is used by some of the biggest teams in the world to facilitate detailed technical, tactical and physical analysis. Providing a range of unique key performance indicators, PROZONE3 presents comprehensive insights to support each phase of the performance analysis cycle. Prozone, acquired by STATS in May 2015, has delivered industry-leading analysis technologies to football clubs worldwide since 1995.
“We are delighted to be working with Corinthians to deliver advanced performance analysis solutions to one of the biggest clubs in world football,” said Pablo Sarinelli, Sales Manager LATAM for STATS. “The wealth of data Corinthians receives from STATS SportVU and PROZONE3 will help to inform the coaching process and bring technical and physical data into the decision-making process.”