Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar Stars League and Prozone extend agreement  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - The Peninsula - 21/08/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Qatar Stars League (QSL) and Prozone yesterday announced the extension of an already existing agreement which started back in 2011.

In addition, the League will see the introduction of VXSport - suppliers the GPS software and hardware for the monitoring of the training sessions of all 14 QSL clubs.

Prozone is a PC based Performance Analysis system that delivers insights by providing accurate, objective and relevant data and information to coaches and players.

Currently Prozone has over 250 clients globally including teams in the Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1, as well as leagues and federations such as FIFA, AFC and QSL.

Some of the work that has been done in the QSL over the last couple seasons includes studying trends in the league and benchmarking the QSL against the best leagues in the world.

Prozone has analysed over 800 QSL matches and with the GPS system provided by VXSport it will now be even easier to collect and combine the data captured by both systems and therefore improve the league further.

Ahmad Al Harami, Chief of Competition & Football Development for the QSL, said that he was very happy to once again have Prozone on board with the QSL and that the new agreement would be the most advanced and holistic yet.

Miguel Heitor, Football Development Supervisor for the QSL, Martin Bland- Prozone Business Development Manager - Middle East, and Jamie Tout Director VXSport, were also present at the press conference yesterday.

Bland from Prozone, said: "Our target is to improve the overall level of the competition in the QSL. This means improving the clubs and the players but also the national team as well as the youth system. This agreement, I believe, will help us achieve these objectives."

Tout, Director VXSport, spoke about the agreement from his company's perspective.

"We are an innovative New Zealand company which works with a magnitude of different sports across the world," Tout said.

"In my opinion, this is by far the most innovative project of its kind of any sport across the world and of all the teams that we work with," he said.

"On this scale, it is also the largest of its kind. This shows great synergy from us all because we will be providing a link between the technical, the tactical and physical data and bringing it all together for the benefit of Qatari football," he explained.


The Peninsula

  MENA News Headlines
 Nov 30 2015 - Kuwait oil minister leaves post days before Opec meetingGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Kuwait named Deputy Prime Minister Anas al-Saleh as acting oil minister to replace Ali al-Omair (pictured) who became minister of public affairs and retained his role as state ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Dana Gas wins $1.98bn Kurdistan judgementGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) ...

 Nov 30 2015 - India's SpiceJet 'receives' interest from Gulf airlinesGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Indian budget carrier SpiceJet Ltd, which has surged more than 280% this year, said it's received interest from Gulf airlines looking to acquire a stake."Some of the Gulf ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Qatar- Investment in healthcare makes for a healthy economyGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Under the wise and dynamic leadership of His Highness the Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, the growth and improvement in quality of Qatar's health sector has been a major ...

 Nov 30 2015 - GCC should adopt a holistic approach to managing urban water supply: ExpertGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region should adopt a holistic approach to managing urban water supply, according to an expert at the Qatar Environment and Energy Research ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Brent crude dips on firm dollar ahead of OPEC meetingGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Brent crude futures dipped on Monday as traders remained cautious ahead of an OPEC meeting later this week and as a widely expected US interest rate hike strengthened the ...

 Nov 30 2015 - India- Kerala expects more tourists from the GulfGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Encouraged by the response it received at the Arabian Travel Mart held in Dubai in May, Kerala Tourism is conducting a series of roadshows in the Gulf region.The tourism board ...

 Nov 30 2015 - Carson meets Syrian refugees, opposes them coming to USGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, who last week compared Syrian refugees to "rabid dogs," met with refugees in Jordan on Saturday and urged the US government to do ...

 Nov 30 2015 - IS executes 3,500 in Syria since declaring 'caliphate'Gulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Islamic State group has executed more than 3,500 people in Syria, including nearly 2,000 civilians, since declaring its 'caliphate' in June last year, a monitor said ...

 Nov 30 2015 - 16 killed in fighting for south Yemen provinceGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Yemeni loyalists supported by a Saudi-led coalition battled on Sunday to oust Iran-backed rebels from a southern province where they have made gains in recent weeks, with at ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help