Qatar’s beIN Sports reserves the rights to broadcast the Champions League for 3 years, for $600 million
Qatar’s beIN network will remain the exclusive rights holder to broadcast the UEFA Champions League for the next three years. And the American Bloomberg Agency revealed that the contract with the European Football Association (UEFA) was renewed for $ 600 million, allowing “bein” to retain the right to broadcast the matches of the Champions League and European League, in addition to the European Women’s Champions League, in the Middle East and North region. Africa. According to leaks from a number of sources, the signed contract is 25% less than the previous contract between Qatari channels and UEFA. The beIN media network acquired the rights to the Champions League and European League in 2017, in a four-year contract. beIN is a leading independent global media group, and one of the most important sports and entertainment networks in the world, and its board of directors is chaired by Nasser Al-Khulaifi, while Yousef Al-Obaidly is its CEO, and it is headquartered in Doha. The group distributes and produces entertainment programmes, live sports, and broadcasts major international events across 5 continents and 43 countries in 9 different languages across Europe, North America, Asia, Australia and the MENA region. It has the largest single set of sports rights of any media group.