Pointstreak Signs Agreement with Japan Ice Sledge Hockey Association to Provide Statistics for IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship
Jan 08, 2013
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the Japan Ice Sledge Hockey Association (JISHA) are pleased to announce they have reached an agreement to provide the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sledge Hockey World Championship with Pointstreak’s real-time scoring, official statistics and tournament administrative services. The JISHA will play host to the IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship in March. Statistics for the World Championships will be presented in multiple languages via Pointstreak’s real-time scoring and statistics technology. Pointstreak will provide the stats for the JISHA Top League and for the Japanese National sledge team program as well.
Igor Kuperman, Pointstreak’s Vice President of European Operations commented, "We are very excited about our partnership with JISHA and our ability to provide coverage of the IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship. JISHA will be the first hockey federation in the Far East and Asia which will implement our platform. We are confident that the Pointstreak media platform will be a huge success, embraced by the fans, media and officials. This opportunity will allow us to showcase the systems capabilities to the participating sledge hockey federations and their national programs.”
Kojin Nakakita, President of the Japan Ice Sledge Hockey Association, commented, “We are happy to announce that the Japan Ice Sledge Hockey Association and Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. have signed an agreement to implement the statistic and result system for domestic and international ice sledge hockey competitions in Japan. We realize that this contract is the first agreement signed by Pointstreak in Asia for the hockey related competitions and we are so delighted to use this most known statistic and result system in the world. We believe Pointstreak system will bring us one step closer to be used in ice hockey in Far East.”
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