Botafogo and Driblab are pleased to announce a partnership agreement to provide advanced statistics and metrics to the talent scouting, performance analysis and decision-making processes of the Rio de Janeiro club’s sports management, which will have access to the extensive database developed by Driblab, as well as its driblabPRO platform and consulting services, already enjoyed by many clubs around the world.
In this agreement, Botafogo, one of the most traditional and relevant clubs in Brazilian football, champion of the Brasileirao and twenty times champion of the Carioca, among many other titles, will have access to all kinds of solutions based on the most cutting-edge methodologies for player tracking and monitoring in the industry, as well as a completely flexible service in the collection of potential internal club data and its subsequent refinement and conversion into advanced performance analysis.
Founded in 2017 as a consultancy, Driblab has driven innovation through data across all aspects of professional football. Thanks to a transversal model, its database collects and models statistics in all directions. From converting matches and videos into tailored data for training academies to developing cutting-edge technology, assisting clubs, federations and representative agencies in talent scouting and transfer markets. With customisable software and consultancy services, Driblab’s intelligent data is used by clubs around the world, with success stories such as Dinamo Zagreb, Girondins de Bordeaux, Fútbol Club Barcelona and Club América, among others.
For André Mazzuco, sporting director/head of scouting of Botafogo, “we understand that the Performance Analysis sector is fundamental and strategic for our sports performance. We are always seek to improve the area and Driblab, which is a prestigious and a reference company in the market, will enhance our work in this regard. We are confident in this partnership, which will allow us to further evolve our intelligence sector“.
For Salvador Carmona, CEO of Driblab, “gaining the trust of a club of Botafogo’s prestige is a response to the evolution we have undergone as a consultancy. We hope to respond to the demands of a club with so much tradition and fans in Brazil, which is an exciting responsibility to be at their level and meet their growth objectives in Brazilian football, one of the most competitive championships in recent years.