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France: beIN Sports takes Ligue 2 rights

February 12, 2021

beIN Sports France has agreed a deal with Canal+ for the domestic rights to Ligue 2 football in France until the end of the current season. 

beIN Sports already held a package of rights to Ligue 2 but now becomes the exclusive broadcaster of all Ligue 2 action in the country. The amount paid has not been disclosed, but the deal will come as a great relief to the league after their deal with Mediapro collapsed.

In a statement, beIN Sports said: “As a trusted and long-standing partner of French football – both domestically and internationally – beIN Sports is pleased to confirm we have reached an agreement with Canal+ to exclusively broadcast domestically in France all games of Ligue 2 for the remainder of the current 2020/21 season.”

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