Visualising the FIFA Arab Cup 2021
Organisation: Al Jazeera
Organisation size: Big
Publication date: 25/11/2021
Credit: Produced by Mohammed Hussein, Sebastien Billard-Arbelaez, Mohammed Haddad and Showkat Shafi for @AJLabs
Biography: AJLabs is Al Jazeera’s data and interactive storytelling unit.
Twenty-three countries, 64 years and nearly 2,000 matches. Visualising the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 presents here’s how the Arab World plays football.
The data visualisation provides a unique exploratory view into football in the Arab world.
R for Data analysis.
D3 for data visualisation.
What was the hardest part of this project?
Transforming sports data from the Middle East into an engaging and visually compelling output.
What can others learn from this project?
Users really enjoy data exploration especially when dealing with their favourite football team.