February 25 – The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has extended and expanded their agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services for as new three year term.
The new agreement will see the addition 27 state-level competitions, as well as Brasileiro U20 and Campeonato Brasileiro de Aspirantes, to be monitored by Sportradar’s Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS).
More than 3000 CBF-sanctioned matches per year will now be monitored, including the existing monitoring of Série C and Série D. Sportradar also provides Intelligence and Investigations Services for CBF investigations of any potential integrity threats.
CBF Acting President, Ednaldo Rodrigues, said: “Extending this partnership helps to 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 delivered on the integrity dangers facing our competitions.”
Sportradar Integrity Services have detected over 6,900 suspicious matches during the past 17 years with more than 900 of these occurring in 2021 alone.
Sportradar Integrity Services managing director, Andreas Krannich, added: “Having witnessed growing integrity issues across global sport in recent years, particularly in lower levels of competition and youth sport, it is commendable to see the importance the CBF place on preventative measures. Through this ongoing partnership, we look forward to continuing our work in a country with such rich footballing history and future.”
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