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Women’s Champions League final on ITV

May 17, 2022

By Nik Roseveare

DAZN Group, the sports entertainment company, has announced agreements to sub-license the rights to the 2022 UEFA Women’s Champions League final to TV broadcasters worldwide. These agreements include ITV in the UK & Ireland, TF1 in France, RTVE and TV3 in Spain, RTBF in Belgium, SVT Sweden, plus NRK  Norway, Sport5 Israel and RUV Iceland, with further deals to be closed in the coming days.

DAZN became the exclusive global host broadcaster for the UEFA Women’s Champions League in 2021. An historic UEFA Women’s Champions League season ends with reigning champions Barcelona taking on Lyon for the title in Turin on May 21st – a match for which at least 10 separate language commentary feeds will be available for fans worldwide to choose from across DAZN, DAZN’s YouTube channel, and local TV broadcasters, including English, French, Spanish, Catalan, German, Portuguese, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish and Icelandic.

Notable DAZN on-air talent will include pro superstar Lianne Sanderson, Arsenal legend Ian Wright, celebrated commentator Lucy Ward, and PSG midfielder and Olympic gold medalist Ashley Lawrence for the English broadcast; Spain’s all-time leading goalscorer Veronica Boquete for the Spanish feed; and retired footballer and current Secretary General of the French Football Federation Laura Georges and former Lyon star Louisa Necib Cadamuro for the French.

Fans can also continue watch the action streamed live on DAZN and DAZN’s dedicated UEFA Women’s Champions League YouTube channel, as well as via the aforementioned TV broadcasters.

Shay Segev, CEO, DAZN Group, commented: “Securing major terrestrial TV agreements for this momentous final underlines our commitment to increasing visibility of the competition, this epic clash of two world-leading clubs, and also importantly, growing women’s football overall. We are proud of our long-term commitment to contributing towards its global growth – increasing visibility of and access to women’s sport is critical to driving bigger audiences and creating fans and, ultimately, to eliminating the disparity in investment and coverage of women’s and men’s sports.”

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