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9 months ago - 9/12/2019

VELUX EHF Champions League coverage hits new heights

This season’s VELUX EHF Champions League promises to be the most-covered in the history of club level handball with 42 TV partners already confirmed to broadcast action to fans around the world in 2019/20.

Fans in more than 80 territories will now be able to tune in and watch the highest level of club handball over next nine months, further highlighting the huge demand for VELUX EHF Champions League coverage.

The successful 2018/19 season confirmed the trend of a year-on-year increase in the number of TV channels dedicating coverage of the competition, and especially a higher reach of live TV signal around the world.

Miguel Mateo, Head of TV & Media for EHF Marketing, said: “The 2018/19 was a record-breaking and successful season in terms of TV coverage and cumulate audience for the VELUX EHF Champions League, and the upcoming season 2019/20 should bring the competition to an even higher level.

“EHF Marketing appreciates the tremendous effort from our TV Partners to produce and transmit the VELUX EHF Champions League with high quality standards. They are one of the main reasons why the competition has been positioned as a premium competition in the sport market.

“We wish our TV partners a very successful and exciting season.”

The eagerly anticipated start to VELUX EHF Champions League 2019/20 got under way on Wednesday evening with the Scandinavian derby between Finland’s Cocks and IK Sävehof of Sweden and continues on Thursday when Kadetten Schaffhausen (SUI) host Dinamo Bucuresti (ROU).

The competition will also be available worldwide on ehfTV.com, where all fans will have the option to watch every match of the 2019/20 season (Geo-restrictions apply).

List of broadcasters for 2019/20:

ARG – DeporTV
AUT – Sky Sport
BIH – Arenasport
BLR – Belarus TV
CAN – beIN Sports
CRO – HRT, Arenasport
CZE – SportTV
DEN – DR, TV3 Denmark
ESP – RTVE, TV3 Catalunya, EiTB
FRA – beIN Sports (including Monaco, Andorra, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Madagascar and French overseas territories)
GER – Sky Sport
GEO – Silknet
GRE – OTE Sports
HUN – Sport TV
ISL – Sport TV
ISR – Sport1
ITA – Eleven Sports
KOS - RTV21, Arenasport
LAT – Best4Sport
LUX – ApartTV *
MAC (Macau) – TDM *
MENA Region – beIN Sports (23 terrritories in total)
MKD –  MKRTV, Arenasport
MNE – Arenasport
NOR – NENT Group
POR – Porto Canal, Sporting TV, Sport TV (Including Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde)
ROU – Digi Sport, Telekom Sports, LookTV
RUS – Match TV
SLO – Sport TV
SRB – Arenasport
SUI – MySports
SVK – Sport TV
SWE – NENT Group
TUR – Dsmart
UKR – Xsport
USA – beIN Sports  (Including US' territories and possessions)
Worldwide – ehfTV.com (Geo-restrictions could apply)
*from Last 16 onwards

Author: EHF/ab