Twitter has secured official content from every match to share with MENA-based fans throughout the tournament.
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022’s official broadcaster, BeIN Sports, has partnered with Twitter to share content during the event, which begins on November 20, 2022, in Qatar.
BeIN Sports will be sharing content for regional audiences across Twitter, highlighting the biggest moments throughout the tournament and providing brands and marketers with association opportunities via Twitter Amplify sponsorship. Each match will be highlighted through content clips, one match recap and in-studio analysis, aired through the beIN Sports official handle, @beINSPORTS for a total of 320 videos.
Commenting on the partnership, Kinda Ibrahim, Director – Global Partnerships, MEA and Turkey, Twitter, said: “Football is one of the biggest conversations in this region. We’ve witnessed a 74% spike in average monthly football conversations in comparison to the previous 12 months. From Saudi Arabia alone, we’ve seen more than 53m Tweets about football so far this year.”
He added: “When Twitter talks sports, the world listens. From firing up fan excitement to meeting fans on their home turf, Twitter is the best place to connect to the moments that get the world talking — right where it’s happening. By working with the region’s biggest sports broadcaster, we are excited to provide near real-time match highlights to die-hard fans who drive the intensity and build a community around one of the most watched global sporting events.”
Faisal Mahmoud Al-Raisi, Director of Digital, beIN MENA, stated: “As one of the leading official broadcasters of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in the 24-country MENA region, our talented teams will be working night-and-day to deliver the best content and insight – using the latest cutting-edge technology, so that every fan’s experience is incredible. We are delighted to partner with Twitter for this historic event to do everything we can for our millions of followers across MENA to make memories for a lifetime.”