DAZN will broadcast the USA Women’s Championship: International TV rights purchased
DAZN Group, the world’s leading sports entertainment platform, has announced the acquisition of non-exclusive rights to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) for the 2023 season.
In addition to Italy, NWSL matches will also be available to users in Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Portugal, the Scandinavian countries (Norway, Denmark and Sweden), Brazil and the Netherlands.
The agreement provides for the broadcast of the NWSL regular season, including the playoffs, championship and UKG NWSL Challenge Cup, with a minimum of two games per week and on-demand content, all highlights, available on DAZN and on YouTube Women’s. Football Dazen channel.
The NWSL is the premier women’s soccer league in the United States, featuring players from around the world. The season, which kicks off on Saturday, March 25, is full of stars and world champions, including former Ballon d’Or winner Megan Rapinoe, former US National Team co-captain Alex Morgan and US National Team star Rose Laval. The UKG NWSL Challenge Cup, on the other hand, will start in April and will be played in conjunction with the regular season in a six-week tournament through September. The season adds to the exciting summer schedule that will feature the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.
With this new broadcast deal, which adds to the rich content it already offers, DAZN is cementing its role as the destination for women’s football globally, helping to accelerate the league’s growth in Europe and around the world.
Andrea Ekblad, Vice President of Women’s Sports, said: “We are thrilled to add the premier professional women’s soccer league in the United States of America to our platform. The Women’s National Soccer League fits well with our growing portfolio of rights dedicated to women’s soccer, which already includes the UEFA Women’s Champions League, and Frauen Bundesliga, Finetwork Liga F, Barclays FA Super League, Vitality Women’s FA Cup and WE League DAZN reaffirms its commitment to giving the right vision to sport and therefore women’s football to fill the coverage gap with men’s competitions We are excited to showcase some of the best women’s football players in the The world on DAZN.”
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