Eleven Sports secures broadcasting rights to European international football competitions in Belgium
January 23, 2018
Eleven Sports has secured live and exclusive rights to broadcast the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers and the European Qualifiers to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Belgium.
Eleven Sports will also show the live draw for both qualifying tournaments, and has exclusive rights to all highlight programmes, including matches featuring Belgium. It also has rights to near live clips on social media. The UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers are scheduled to start in March 2019 and will finish in November 2019.
Eleven Sports has further secured live and exclusive rights to all matches from the inaugural UEFA Nations League, including those featuring Belgium if they reach the Nations League Finals.
Anouk Mertens, managing director, Eleven Sports in Belgium said: “We continue to build and enrich our offering in the long term and these rights are a great addition to our other strong international rights featuring many Belgian star players in LaLiga, Serie A and Ligue 1.
“We are looking forward to working with UEFA to bring even more top football action to our fans and showcase the best international talent on the continent.”
Guy-Laurent Epstein, marketing director of UEFA Events SA said: “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Eleven Sports to now include Belgium. Eleven will provide extensive exposure of the new UEFA Nations League and the European Qualifiers with Belgian football fans now being able to enjoy the best fixtures from the UEFA National Teams for the next four years.”