Eurosport Acquires Women's Football Bundesliga Rights For The Next Three Seasons
Pan-European broadcaster Eurosport "has secured the domestic and int'l media rights for the women's football Bundesliga," according to Sidney Schering of QUOTENMETER. Eurosport "acquired the rights from the German Football Federation (DFL) for the next three seasons starting with the '13-14 campaign." Eurosport "will live broadcast one match per gameday." DFB General Secretary Helmut Sandrock said, "We are very happy that Eurosport will show games of the women's Bundesliga to a Europe-wide audience." Eurosport's first broadcast will be the game between VfL Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich on Sept. 7 (QUOTENMETER, 8/28).