Tencent Sports strikes European soccer deal with MP & Silva

Chinese OTT service to show Ligue 1, Serie A, FA Cup and Scottish Premiership.

Tencent Sports strikes European soccer deal with MP & Silva

Tencent Sports has signed a one-year deal with MP & Silva for the live streaming rights in mainland China to four major European soccer competitions.  

Internet broadcaster Tencent will broadcast France’s top flight Ligue 1, Italian soccer’s top-tier Serie A, England’s FA Cup knockout competition and the Scottish Premiership.

In addition to live streams of matches on its website, Tencent Video app, Tencent Sports app and Tencent news app, viewers will be able to watch highlight shows and review programmes for the respective competitions. 

Tencent already holds the rights to the Uefa Champions League and Germany’s top-tier Bundesliga.