Every sports event will be live and exclusive with English and Arabic commentary.
BeIN Media Group and its flagship sports channel beIN Sports will bring a new 2022/23 sports season live and exclusively across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
With the summer’s sporting tournaments almost over, beIN’s viewers and subscribers can look forward to sporting events, including the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League, LaLiga, Ligue1, Europa League, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Europa Conference League, AFCON qualifiers, CAF Super Cup, 2022 US Open, NBA, FIBA EuroBasket 2022, 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, the Padel World Championship, and FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
Commenting on beIN’s sports offering, Duncan Walkinshaw, Director of Programmes at beIN MENA, said: “Next season will be totally unique, as we witness a football calendar like never before. We are delighted to bring the very best premium sporting events from the remainder of 2022 exclusively to our audiences across MENA. BeIN remains committed to providing outstanding coverage and exclusive content that brings viewers right into the heart of the action. We’re also raising the bar with our coverage this year ensuring we’re fully prepared to provide the best ever coverage of the greatest show on earth, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.”
The football season kicks off this weekend, on Friday, August 5, 21:30 Mecca, with the return of the EPL and Ligue 1. Crystal Palace and Arsenal will go head to head on beIN Sports Premium 1, beIN Sports English 1 and 4K. All the returning matches from both leagues will be live and exclusive with Arabic and English commentary across the weekend.
The UEFA Super Cup 2022 is live and exclusive on Wednesday, August 10, from 22:00 Mecca on beIN Sports Premium 1, beIN Sports English 1 and beIN 4K.
BeIN Sports will exclusively broadcast the new LaLiga season, coverage gets underway on Friday, August 12, 22:00 Mecca, on beIN Sports Premium 1 and beIN 4K.
Coinciding with the other major European tournaments, the AFC Champions League 2022 (East) Round of 16 matches will be played on Thursday, August 18 (11:00 Mecca) and Friday, August 19 (14:00 Mecca). The quarter-finals will air on Monday, August 22, and the semi-finals on Thursday, August 25, with all battles to be decided over single-leg ties. All matches can be found live on beIN’s brand new AFC channels.
BeIN’s commentators will be on hand to present in the studios, including Mohammed Saadoun Al-Kuwari, Tariq Al-Hammad, Mohannad Al Jali, Mohamed Aboutrika, Wael Gomaa, Rafik Saifi, Tarak Dhiab, Abdulaziz al Sulaiti, and many more. Meanwhile, Richard Keys and Andy Gray will handle the commentary for the English channels.