The non-exclusive broadcasting rights to the 2023 NWSL season have been purchased by DAZN Group, a global sports entertainment platform, in key markets like Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Japan, UK, France, Belgium, Portugal, Scandinavia (Norway, Denmark, Sweden), Brazil, and the Netherlands. Under the terms of the agreement, DAZN will geotarget its Women’s Football YouTube channel for those important areas and broadcast the season, including the Playoffs, Championship, and UKG NWSL Challenge Cup, with at least two matches per week.
The top women’s soccer league in the US, the NWSL, attracts players from all over the world. The season began on Saturday, March 25, and is expected to feature a league slate packed of international superstars and world champions, including Sophia Smith of the US national team and previous Ballon d’Or Féminin winner Megan Rapinoe. The UKG NWSL Challenge Cup is a six-week competition that runs from April to September and is held concurrently with the regular season. The season is eagerly awaited, as is the thrilling summer when the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will be played.
The 2023 NWSL Season is apart of DAZN larger women’s sports portfolio
DAZN is the leading provider of premium women’s football rights worldwide, and this agreement expands its collection and hopefully raises the bar for NWSL broadcast quality. Via its platforms, which have highly engaged audiences, content, and promotion for women’s football, they hope to accelerate the expansion of the league in Europe and around the world.
With its expanding portfolio of women’s football rights, DAZN continues to display its unshakable and ongoing support for women’s football alongside the UEFA Women’s Champions League. They has recently launched a FAST-Channel, making it the only site in Germany where fans can watch both the Women’s Bundesliga and the UEFA Women’s Champions League simultaneously.
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