Data Analytics and Football Industry on the Egyptian Premier League
Gomaa Othman M.1* & Mohamed Dawoud Al- shenawy2
1Assistant Professor Faculty of Physical Education Zagazig University
2Sports Data Analyst and Football Pundit
Dr. Gomaa Othman M., Assistant Professor Faculty of Physical Education Zagazig University.
Keywords: Football; Sports
During next few years, there will be a change and an increase in the functions of research and analysis in the sports field Football is one of the sports that will greatly develop in the analysis of players’ performance. This growth is due to many current coaches recognizing the value of data analytics in helping their team. Applied toward anything from potential draft picks to fourth down prediction charts, data can quantify difficult decisions into simple, thoughtful processes.
Applying analytics in sports is complex. Being able to confidently predict events or outcomes requires taking many variables into account, thus producing complicated statistical outcomes and probabilities. Though data and statistical methods are available to predict who wins a football game with extraordinary accuracy, the complexity of the process leaves coaches scratching their heads.
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