Sportradar secures betting rights from Conmebol

July 5, 2023
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Conmebol is the governing body of 10 National Soccer Associations in South America.

Sportradar has successfully bid for the exclusive global audio and video and betting data rights for the South American Football Confederation, otherwise known as Conmebol.

Conmebol is the governing body of 10 National Soccer Associations in South America. Under the terms of its agreement with Sportradar, which is traded on Nasdaq under the ticker SRAD, the rights encompass the major regional club tournaments organization by the confederation, including the Conmebol Libertadores (Men's and Women's), Conmebol Sudamericana and Conmebol Recopa, for the next four seasons.

The agreements marks the first time that domestic AV betting rights for Conmebol club competitions are offered in the region.

José Astigarraga, Conmebol Secretary General, said, “We are glad to strengthen the relationship with Sportradar, one of the best companies in terms of technological innovation and transparency in global sports betting.

"We are sure that the prestigious Conmebol club tournaments, with more than 60 years of history, will be a great showcase to be able to get closer to the true fans of South American football.”

Conmebol is one of Sportradar’s 900 clients worldwide.

Carsten Koerl, global CEO, Sportradar, said, “We are delighted that Sportradar has been selected as the official partner who can support the most historic club tournaments in South America. Sportradar has more than 20 years’ experience building innovative products from data, and as the market leader, we are best positioned with the technological expertise and industry relationships to help CONMEBOL expand its reach. South American football has one of the most passionate fan bases in the world, and we look forward to working closely with the federation to support their engagement.”

Sportradar has provided Conmebol with Compliance, Risk and Governance Services via its Intelligence & Investigations unit since 2019. That unit is a global team of due diligence experts, intelligence specialists and investigators. Among the services Sportradar provided was eligibility checks on senior appointments.

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