On the 1st of October, Ryan Giggs played against Ronaldinho Gaúcho for the final of Premier Futsal, the three-week Indian tournament (the final stage took place in Dubai) that brings together retired football stars, futsal players and local players scouted through a talent hunt. The broadcast of this high profile futsal tournament included the statistics and real-time graphics generated by wTVision and virtual graphics systems.
The statistics collected through FutsalStats CG (part of wTVision’s SportStats suite) are also available on the tournament’s match center powered by wTVision, together with the video highlights and information about the tournament and respective teams.
The virtual graphics systems were employed to display information like the distance between the ball and the goal, the distance between the ball and the free kick wall, the ball speed and the team logos with the match result.
To enrich the audience experience during the broadcasts, wTVision also displayed positioning data, player profiles, pass accuracy and ball possession.
The 1st edition of Premier Futsal was launched in 2016 to great fanfare in India and grossed over 100M in viewership globally, with an overall reach close to 750M.