Football Association of Indonesia partners with Genius Sports

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The Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) has selected Genius Sports, a global leader in sports technology, to drive its digital transformation and revolutionise its use of real-time data.

As its Official Data Partner, the PSSI will benefit from Genius Sports’ Football Data Platform, a cutting-edge solution combining live data capture and real-time distribution services to enhance efficiencies, grow new revenue streams and provide a cutting-edge digital experience to fans.

The PSSI has also granted Genius Sports the exclusive rights to collect, manage, distribute and commercialise its official data worldwide.

For the first time, fans of the PSSI’s competitions including Liga 1 and the FA Cup will be able to engage with real-time statistics before, during and after every game, as well as data-driven content via a fully hosted mobile app and an automated social media publishing service.

Joko Driyono, acting Chairman of the PSSI, said: “The PSSI is very excited to work closely with Genius Sports. With their experience and capabilities, we truly believe this partnership will accelerate our development of Indonesian football. We will do our utmost to ensure significant improvements across all areas and recognise that data management plays a crucial role in our development, not only from a technical side but also in our commercial acquisition strategy.”

Steven Burton, Managing Director of Genius Sports, said: “Football leagues and federations across the world are looking to engage their fans in real-time. This is only possible with the right technology and we are delighted to be partnering with the PSSI, underpinning their technical infrastructure to engage fans and transform their use of official data.”