Romanian Professional Football League and Sportradar sign data cooperation
The Romanian Professional Football League (Liga Profesionistă de Fotbal; LPF) is proud to announce its most recent partnership with Sportradar, who have become the league’s “Sports Data Partner”. Under the agreement, Sportradar will be granted the right to collect, archive and distribute data to the media and betting industry until the end of the 2017/18 season.
Sportradar will collect data for all Liga I and Cupa Ligii competitions and thereby covers all matches of the top professional division of the Romanian football league system (Liga I), and the league’s cup tournament (Cupa Ligii). Furthermore, Sportradar will provide the LPF with tools and solutions for enhanced data visualisation across the league’s digital media platforms and will also advise them on the commercialisation of their digital media products.
“Our most recent partnership with Sportradar will help us to provide our fans and everyone who is interested in Romanian football with deep insights and live information. It is a great opportunity to provide all our fans with more entertaining and engaging content and to take the next step into the digital era”, said Gino Iorgulescu, President of the Romanian Professional Football League.
Sportradar Managing Director Sports Data & Licensing Johannes Ranke added, “Football in Romania has always been very popular, ever since the 80s and 90s when players like Gheorghe Hagi, Ilie Balaci, Ladislau Boloni and Ilie Dumitrescu lit up word football and Steaua Bucharest won the European Cup. With our live data feeds and content solutions, fans of the Romanian football league will be able to follow their favourite teams from anywhere in the world and will gain unparalleled insights.”
About the Romanian Professional Football League
The Romanian Professional Football League (Liga Profesionistă de Fotbal; LPF) is the official governing body that is responsible for the organization and marketing of National Championship Liga I, the top professional division of the Romanian football league system, and the Cupa Ligii, Romania’s top knock-out cup competition.
The LPF consists of 18 teams competing for the national football championship with Steaua Bucharest having won the most titles in the history of Romanian professional football.
More information can be found on www.lpf.ro