Sportradar extends agreement with CBF and will monitor bets on 27 state-level competitions

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and Sportradar – a global provider of sports integrity solutions and a partner of more than 100 sports federations and leagues – today extended their agreement for three years, while increasing the number of football competitions Brazilian that will be monitored.

Sportradar is a world leader in sports technology, creating immersive experiences for fans around the world. The relationship between the two bodies began in 2017.

The new three-year agreement features the addition of Sportradar’s Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) for monitoring bets on 27 state-level competitions, as well as the Brazilian U20 and Campeonato Brasileiro de Aspirantes.

More than 3000 CBF-sanctioned matches per year will now be monitored under the new agreement, which also continues existing Series C and Series D monitoring and provision of Intelligence and Investigations Services to assist CBF investigations into any potential threat to integrity. .

Under the terms of the new agreement, Sportradar’s education experts will also hold three live online integrity workshops per season to help inform players, coaches, staff, referees and other stakeholders about game correction threats and other risks. that exist and how to avoid them.

About Sportradar’s integrity service

UFDS is an advanced and proven betting monitoring system that has been independently evaluated and verified by recognized experts in the field of sports betting and integrity.

Betting patterns are analyzed for abnormalities by a global team of qualified integrity experts, and any suspicious games are subsequently reported to partners, allowing critical visibility into match fixing across the world.

Sportradar Integrity Services has detected more than 6,900 suspicious matches during the last 17 years, with more than 900 of them taking place in 2021 alone.

CBF Interim President Ednaldo Rodrigues said: “Sportradar has been a valued and trusted partner, with UFDS betting monitoring providing vital insights into betting activity across our competitions.”

“The expansion of this partnership helps strengthen our mission to protect Brazilian football, and by adding their live integrity workshops, we will gain an extra layer of protection by ensuring that education is provided about the integrity dangers faced in our competitions.”

Sportradar’s Director of Integrity Services Andreas Krannich added: “Having witnessed increasing integrity issues across global sport in recent years, particularly at the lower levels of competition and youth sport, it is commendable to see the importance that the CBF gives preventive measures. Through this ongoing partnership, we look forward to continuing our work in a country with such a rich history and future in football.”

“The ongoing partnership with CBF underscores Sportradar’s commitment to protecting world football from would-be corruptors and follows robust and well-tested integrity agreements already in place with CONMEBOL, FIFA, UEFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). )”, concluded Krannich.