We are pleased to announce that Sideline Sports and Handball.ai will start providing analytical services and software for various events run by the European Handball Federation at the beginning of the 2023–24 season.

The multi-year agreement covers the usage of the solutions at all men’s and women’s YAC EHF EUROs and Championships as well as the Men’s and Women’s EHF EUROs, the Machineseeker EHF Champions League and EHF Champions League Women.

To enhance their performance on the court, all participating teams will have the option to use the XPS programme in conjunction with Software for handball Handball.ai for video analysis and sophisticated analytics. Be ready to get advanced statistics in handball

Martin Hausleitner, EHF Secretary General, said: “We are delighted to join forces with Sideline Sports and Handball.ai to further develop our sport using their analysis software and advanced statistics solution. The implementation will support the teams reaching new levels in their game and will help the EHF to monitor referee performances and educate our future handball coaches. With this partnership, the EHF significantly moves forward in the continuous development of European Handball.”

Agust Thorkelsson, CEO of Sideline Sports said: “It’s a joy to start this long-term cooperation and partnership with EHF. We look forward to providing handball coaches and referees in Europe with a comprehensive, top-quality analysis solution as well as coaching organisation and education. We also look forward to introducing and integrating these solutions with all of our current handball association customers around Europe.

Manel Cirac, CEO of Handball.ai, said: “We are proud to work together with the EHF, having the goal to empower handball coaches with advanced statistics and big data, in a straightforward way, to their hands. Before, during and after the game. Developing our sport not only in terms of advanced statistics but also by providing scouting tools to analyse systems, players and teams.”

From Handball.ai we continue providing handball statistics to our users, being able to work and improve the handball skills of our teams. We know how important was this deal to happen. Now we can support around all the EHF competitions with Handball.ai and XPS Sideline Sports