Dazn acquires rights to National Women’s Soccer League

Dazn acquires rights to National Women’s Soccer League

DAZN has acquired the non-exclusive broadcasting rights to the National Women’s Soccer League for the 2023 season in its key markets including the UK.

The deal sees Dazn broadcast the NWSL Regular Season, including the Playoffs, Championship, and the UKG NWSL Challenge Cup, with at least two matches per week and non-live content, including all highlights, shown on Dazn and Dazn’s Women’s Football YouTube channel geo-targeted in those key markets.

The NWSL season starts on Saturday 25 March, the UKG NWSL Challenge Cup begins in April and will be played concurrently with the regular season as a six-week tournament running through to September.

Andrea Ekblad, VP Women’s Sports says: “We are very excited to be adding one of the best women’s football leagues in the world to our platform this weekend. The NWSL adds to our growing portfolio of premium women’s football rights, including UEFA Women’s Champions League, Frauen Bundesliga, Finetwork Liga F, Barclays FA Women’s Super League, Vitality Women’s FA Cup and WE League. Dazn is the global home of women’s football and committed to increasing visibility around the game, closing the coverage gap, and driving its commercialisation. We can’t wait to showcase some of the best players in the world on Dazn.”

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