London, United Kingdom – 14 February 2022 – Total Sports Investments Football Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Maksim Diukov as the Head of the Analytics Department of the Group.

Maksim Diukov brings over 10 years’ leadership experience and deep industry expertise in sports management and player scouting. With over nine years at PFC CSKA, where he headed the selection department of the club, which was famous for signing great talents for modest money. Maksim is also a lecturer at the RMA Business School in Russia, teaching classes on Management in team sports and Organization of the sports department of football clubs.

Maksim will lead the development of Big Data usage, including collection, maintenance, analysis & reporting methods to progress the Group in its use of advanced performance data and methods. He will assist the Sports department in developing players by providing evidence-backed guidance to players, coaches, and front office personnel. The position will help integrate data and statistical analysis from various latest technologies into the everyday coaching and player environment to optimize performance and development within the Group.

Roman Dubov, TSI CEO: ““At a time of new technologies and increasing use of Big Data, Maksim brings deep expertise and outstanding leadership experience. We are excited to welcome him to the team to integrate innovative solutions that will create sustainable growth for our Group.”