Global sports network Eleven Sports has secured live and exclusive rights in Belgium for a host of major international soccer properties.
The rights packages include all games from each matchday of the qualifiers for the 2020 Uefa European Championship, the European qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup and the inaugural Uefa Nations League competition, which debuts later this year.
In addition to live games, Eleven will also show the live draw for both qualifying tournaments, and has exclusive rights to all highlight programmes, including matches featuring Belgium. The network also has the right to share near-live clips on social media.
“We are very pleased to secure live and exclusive rights to the very best international football competitions in Europe, including the new and exciting Uefa Nations League,” said Anouk Mertens, managing director of Eleven Sports in Belgium. “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.”
“We are delighted to extend our partnership with Eleven Sports to now include Belgium,” said Guy-Laurent Epstein, Uefa’s marketing director. “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.”