beIN Sports to broadcast UEFA Women’s CL
Doha: beIN Media Group and its flagship sports channel beIN Sports will exclusively broadcast the UEFA Women’s Champions League (CL) for the first time to viewers in 24 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
The prestigious UEFA Women’s Champions League is part of beIN’s growing women’s sports portfolio and its broader corporate commitment beINSPIRED, in which beIN showcases inspiring and under-represented sports and athletes, as well as the development of partnerships. commercial, event and creative campaigns all aimed at telling the most diverse and inspiring stories sport has to offer. Most recently, beIN Sports showcased female talent at Wimbledon, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, the W Series and the US Open, among other major sporting events.
Scheduled for tomorrow until May 22, 2022, this year’s Women’s CL will be the first edition to feature a 16-team group stage – with the final taking place at Juventus Stadium in Turin, Italy.
The 16 teams participating in this year’s League have been split into four groups (Groups A, B, C and D). European heavyweights and defending champions Barcelona are in Group C alongside Arsenal. Bayern Munich are in Group D alongside Lyon of France and Benfica of Portugal, while Paris Saint Germain are in Group B with Real Madrid.
The action starts tomorrow with the Swede Hacken who faces the French Lyon at 7.45 p.m. MECCA. The game will stream on beIN Sports Premium 1 for Arabic commentary and beIN Sports 1 for English commentary. Also tomorrow, Arsenal will face Barcelona at 22:00 MECCA on the same channels.
Commenting on the initiative, Mohammad Al Subaie, interim CEO of beIN MENA, said, âWe hope this competition will continue to inspire girls and women in the MENA region. beIN is proud to be the first to broadcast the UEFA Women’s Champions League to 24 countries in the region, and we can’t wait for the group stage to start on Tuesday. ”
Fans can watch the action exclusively on beIN Sports, via www.bein.com/fr