Canal+ Score Premier League Broadcast Rights in Vietnam

By iSportconnect | February 26, 2013

Canal+ has secured the rights to live Barclays Premier League matches in Vietnam from 2013/14-2015/16.

The French broadcaster has licensed the rights from IMG Media and will have access to all 380 matches per season. Canal+ will have the exclusive rights to all Sunday games and matches kicking off at 12:45 on a Saturday, generic as well as first pick of mid-week fixtures and non-exclusive rights to all other Premier League matches.

Chris Guinness, SVP Head of IMG Media, Asia Pacific for IMG, said: “This was a very competitive process with a variety of interesting offers from broadcasters for the top two packages and we are delighted that Canal+ will continue to have live coverage of the Barclays Premier League.”

This announcement follows recent broadcast deals for Premier League matches in Spain, RomaniaUkraineItaly, the NetherlandsBulgariaFranceBelgiumMiddle East, North Africa and Russia.