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Qlik and kick your way to soccer answers
 
Statistical data for soccer–savvy fun

Online and mobile Application   answers  soccer questions with just a few clicks.


US headquartered, Business Intelligence software leader QlikTech, has created a free application that allows fans unparalleled access to statistics about the upcoming international soccer tournament. With this new app, available online or through any mobile device, soccer enthusiasts can click through nearly 80 years of international tournament history to analyze historical facts and answer little-known trivia questions.



‘Qlik It & Kick It’ leverages data provided by Infostrada Sports and will be updated with real time data from the games every 60 minutes, June 11 – July 11. To download the ‘Qlik It & Kick It – World Football Fan App’ visit: http://www.qlikview.com/kickitandqlikit  



Utilizing QlikView technology usually applied by companies to make informed business decisions, ‘Qlik It & Kick It World Football Fan App,’ allows users to stay up-to-date with all the results of the 2010 international soccer tournament and impress friends with answers to quirky trivia such as:

• The correlation between a player’s height and the amount of headers they score

• Which position receives the most yellow cards and what the age difference is in different positions

• In which part of the match the scoring takes place the most

• Who the oldest or the youngest players in the tournament are

• How many penalties have been taken during the tournament and which players took the most



“This summer, the world will come together to enjoy one of the greatest sports tournaments, while looking for bragging rights for their team or home country,” said Anthony Deighton, senior vice president of product, QlikTech. “At QlikTech, we believe any software, whether used in the office or at a pub with friends, should be easy and fun to use. Now fans can settle bets and start new conversations about the games by gaining answers to questions they didn’t know they had until they started clicking through the application.”



Philip Hennemann, Founder and CEO of Infostrada Sports, said: "Soccer is a very popular sport in many countries. With this application QlikTech provides the many soccer fans around the world with meaningful information that goes beyond simple statistics and that takes our data to a new level. Everybody can become a very knowledgeable fan."

June 11 2010












    


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