UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE IS BACK ON CANAL+
COURTESY TRANSLATION FROM A PRESS RELEASE ORIGINALLY ISSUED IN FRENCH
CANAL+ will broadcast the two top games of each match day live and exclusive, as well as the final.
CANAL+ is very pleased to have been awarded by UEFA the exclusivity of the two premium Champions League packages, marking the return of the most prestigious European competition on CANAL+, starting in 2021.
For three seasons starting in 2021, CANAL+ will broadcast live the two top games on each Champions League match day, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. CANAL+ subscribers are thus guaranteed to be able to follow all the games of the best French and European clubs. CANAL+ will also broadcast the big post-game show with highlights of all the games of the day. In addition, CANAL+ will broadcast the Champions League Final as well as the Super Cup between the winners of the Champions League and the Europa League.
Maxime Saada, CEO of CANAL+ Group, said: “We are very happy to be able to once again showcase on our channels the most prestigious European football competition and offer our subscribers the two best games of each match day. This competition will benefit from the widely-recognized editorial know-how of our sports team and bolster CANAL+’s already incomparable sport offer.”
The new Champions League contract covers seasons 2021/2022, 2022/2023 and 2023/2024.
The UEFA Champions League complements CANAL+’s unparalleled sports offering, which includes many major competitions, including Ligue 1 (until the end of the current season), 100% of English Premier League, TOP 14, Formula 1 and Moto GP, as well as boxing and top golf tournaments.
CANAL+ Group also offers all the major sports competitions in a single offer via its distribution partnerships with sports channels beIN SPORTS, RMC SPORTS and EUROSPORT. These offers are available from all leading distributors on all platforms.