2018-21 UCL Media Rights Deal Announced in Israel
JONATHAN HOFFMANN — MAY 08, 2017
TEAM Marketing is pleased to announce that The Sports Channel has been awarded the media rights to the UEFA Champions League in Israel for the 2018-21 cycle, further extending its long-term association with the competition.
The Sports Channel will broadcast one live match each kick-off slot on its free channel 5 SPORT, as well as further live match exploitation on its pay channels. In addition to a conference channel on 5 LIVE, The Sports Channel will also broadcast highlights programmes each matchnight and furthermore, magazine programmes each matchweek.
In what has been a very competitive tender process, TEAM Marketing CEO Jamie Graham stated “it is exciting to see the value of the UEFA Champions League grow significantly in Israel over recent years and we look forward to continuing this longstanding partnership with The Sports Channel”.
An award of the remaining 2018-21 UEFA Europa League media rights will be announced in due course.