WAFF Partners with Sportradar

Monday 26/04/2021
The West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) has signed an agreement with Sportradar – the world’s leading supplier of sports integrity solutions – to undertake a series of educational workshops to uphold and protect the integrity of regional competitions. 

Sportradar Integrity Services’ Education & Prevention team will provide engaging educational material to help educate all the key stakeholders in WAFF competitions on key topics surrounding international sports betting, match fixing and social media integrity. 

Sportradar’s leading expertise in the provision of Integrity Services to some of the world’s leading bodies including FIFA, UEFA and the AFC highlights WAFF’s commitment to assist member associations in adopting an effective approach towards tackling any form of match-fixing risk through integrity education measures. 

Mr. Khalil Al Salem, WAFF General Secretary stated: "The West Asian Football Federation is committed to fighting match-fixing, and under this agreement we are demonstrating the importance we place on protecting the game in West Asia. We are excited to collaborate and work together with Sportradar to educate, spread awareness and protect the integrity of West Asian football.” 

Mr. Andreas Krannich, Managing Director Integrity Services, Sportradar, said:” We are honoured to be starting this relationship with the WAFF, who are taking crucial proactive measures in the fight to prevent integrity issues. We hope this relationship will be a fruitful one where we can collaboratively work together to safeguard the integrity of football in the region and help the WAFF become a model for other federations in Asia and around the globe.”