The Osun FA has forged a 10-year partnership with Ixdore Data Services Limited, with the aim of elevating football standards within the state and eventually extend its impact nationwide.
This strategic alliance, set to begin in September, will continue till 2033.
Chairman, Osun FA, Sola Fanawopo, stressed the importance of the collaboration, saying, “We recognised areas of shared interest and the need for a meaningful partnership with Ixdore Data Services.
“The company is reputed for reliable data generations and management. The purpose of this strategic partnership is to harness the skills and experience of IDS as we embark on various programmes and projects.”
This partnership will encompass a range of initiatives to advance football in Osun State, Fanawopo added.
“lDS will work with us in the creation and maintenance of registered players, teams and matches.
“Creation of statistical database and providing the data feed of all players, teams and matches that are under the jurisdiction of the OSSFA. The company will also provide stable stadium ticketing services for our matches,” Fanawopo said.
Expressing enthusiasm about the partnership, James Agada, Chairman of Ixdore Data Services, stated, “It is our pleasure to work with Osun FA to introduce more digital technology into the running of football in Nigeria. Football is a worldwide business running on not just the talents of the athletes, but also on effective management and use of data.
“Data and technology is our business. We look forward to breaking new grounds with Osun FA for the benefit of the football family of fans, managers and athletes.”