Streaming platform DAZN has acquired international rights to broadcast the UEFA Women’s Champions League and has been awarded host broadcaster duties for the following 4 seasons, from 2021-25.
The deal will imply Australians will have the ability to watch Matildas stars Caitlin Foord, Sam Kerr, Steph Catley, Lydia Williams and Ellie Carpenter, amongst others, for free in Europe’s premier competitors subsequent season.
Caitlin Foord, ahead for FA Women’s Super League Club Arsenal and the Matildas, stated the deal would increase the game’s profile in Australia.
“We all want somebody to look as much as, somebody to aspire to,” she stated.
By making the UWCL free and simply accessible on YouTube, in addition to their very own platform, DAZN helps not solely to lift the platform of ladies’s soccer right here in Australia, they’re additionally serving to to encourage the following technology of gamers.”
In partnership with YouTube, DAZN will make the competitors free-to-air to followers worldwide, a transfer that marks the primary time UEFA has totally centralised all Women’s Champions League matches throughout a single international broadcaster.
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