U.S. Men’s National Team Selects Match Analysis for Video and Technical Analysis
Match Analysis provides head coach Jürgen Klinsmann and his coaching staff with state of the art analysis toolsFor Immediate Release: May 1, 2012
EMERYVILLE, CA — Match Analysis today announced that it has entered into a multi-year relationship with U.S. Soccer to provide video and technical analysis tools and data to the United States Men’s National Team. The relationship will provide Jürgen Klinsmann, head coach of the U.S. Men’s National Team, and his entire technical staff with complete touch-by-touch video and statistical analysis using Match Analysis’s Mambo Studio software. Coaches and players will have online access to detailed individual analytics, upcoming opponent analysis, and complete touch-by-touch player video through Match Analysis’s Tango Online. Coaches will also have the ability to instantly send video directly to players using the company’s proprietary Tango ToGo system. In addition, the team will be the first worldwide to have access to a collection of recent innovations including full field, panoramic video, portable player tracking, integrated video visualizations, live in-match data, and state of the art fitness reporting. “As we develop the U.S. program, we are looking to bring the best tools to our players and staff at all levels of the program. Match Analysis provides us with the most innovative and practical analytical tools available to help prepare the squad to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup,” said Klinsmann. “Match Analysis has taken an approach that is player centric and driven by the need to communicate. The coaching staff can participate more directly in player development and growth at all levels. Match Analysis has the right set of tools and is the right choice for the program.” “We’re proud to work with U.S. Soccer, Jürgen Klinsmann, and his technical staff at the highest level of the sport in the United States,” said Match Analysis President Mark Brunkhart. “Jürgen is renowned for being progressive and forward thinking, and we’re pleased that he selected Match Analysis as a fundamental component in his preparation of the National Team for their upcoming World Cup Qualifying campaign.” The United States represents the seventh national team to have worked with Match Analysis in preparation for the FIFA World Cup. Match Analysis has worked with over 50 professional clubs. In the United States, Match Analysis clients have won eight of the last 10 MLS Cups, nine of the last 10 U.S. Open Cups, and nine of the last 10 MLS Supporter’s Shields. About the U.S. Men’s National Team The U.S. Men’s National Team represents the highest level of competitive soccer, combining players who play professionally in top leagues around the world. Since qualifying for the FIFA World Cup in 1990, the team has achieved remarkable success and is one of only six nations to compete in the last six World Cup tournaments. Winner of four confederation championship titles, the U.S. team is a powerhouse in the region comprising North America, Central America and the Caribbean and has defeated many of the top teams in the world, including Italy and defending World Cup champion Spain. Now under the direction of former World Cup champion Jürgen Klinsmann, the team is embarking on the campaign to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. About Match Analysis Match Analysis is the leading pioneer in high performance analytical tools for soccer (football). Over the past decade, Match Analysis has worked with almost every top club in North America and top media outlets including the New York Times coverage of the 2010 World Cup. In 2011, Match Analysis clients included all 18 Premier Division clubs in Mexico, eleven MLS clubs, the United States, Mexican, and Canadian National teams, and a wide array of college and amateur sides. Match Analysis offers a comprehensive suite of tools and services including video indexing and archiving, statistical analysis, live data collection, player tracking, and fitness and performance analysis. www.matchanalysis.com.
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