Swedish Football League, Allsvenskan, invests in new training and match video analysis technology from Spiideo

2017-03-01 Customer cases, News

MALMÖ/STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, MARCH 1 2017: The Swedish Football League, Svensk Elitfotboll, have signed an agreement with Spiideo to equip every stadium in Allsvenskan with a system that delivers high resolution panoramic footage of the entire pitch. It will be a valuable help for analysing the games, and Stefan Lundin, Sports Director at Svensk Elitfotboll is optimistic about the new opportunities.

“This is an incredible product for both tactical team analysis, and also to be able to improve individual player skills”

Stefan Lundin, Sports Director at Svensk Elitfotboll

The Spiideo system includes 4k cameras which are covering the entire pitch from multiple angles. The coaching staff can record a match or training, and at the same time use a tablet or a mobile phone to watch a sequence or a player position from different angles in real-time. You can pan and zoom in the videos, pause, rewind and watch a situation again and make notes, tags, drawings or clips. Stefan Lundin is very satisfied with the system.

“This will be an invaluable tool for analysing the game, because of the flexibility to pan, zoom, and to watch a situation in detail wherever you want on the pitch”

Stefan Lundin, Sports Director at Svensk Elitfotboll

When asking the Swedish managers what they would desire the most, improved capabilities for video analysis was their answer. Jimmy Högberg, part of the Örebro SK coaching crew knows how important this is.

“Our absolute priority is to be able to see the game and specific situations as good as possible, which is one of the key strengths of Spiideo. What is striking is also how easy it is to get up and running and start using the system. This is very important, since it makes it more likely that you will use it on a daily basis”

Jimmy Högberg

Patrik Olsson, CEO at Spiideo says that the company is pleased to work together with the Swedish football league.

 “We are very happy to be a part of strengthening Swedish football by providing clubs our tools for player and team development. We are continuously having a dialogue with the coaches and analysts, to further improve the experience and deliver best possible solutions for their video analysis needs going forward”

Patrik Olsson, CEO at Spiideo

The introduction of Spiideo on match arenas is a part of a greater plan to develop match analysis even further. Jimmy Högberg is optimistic and says this is a vital piece of the main vision to strengthen Swedish football.

“Overall this is a huge project and we should see this as a first important piece of the puzzle, to provide next generation analysis tools for both first teams and academies. The introduction of Spiideo will give the clubs an opportunity to develop their youth teams as well”

Jimmy Högberg

The clubs who are also using their match arena for training can now also take part in a deal which gives them access to recording every game and practice for the first team as well of any of the youth teams.

Further reading:

SEF Press release

Read more about Spiideo solutions for soccer

Example of how Spiideo is used by Malmö FF