Eurosport India to broadcast int’l football friendlies of India

Mumbai, Sep 22 (FN Agency) Eurosport India, Warner Bros. Discovery’s premium sports brand, on Thursday announced the acquisition of broadcast rights for the upcoming international football friendlies match of the India men’s football team against Singapore and Vietnam. Eurosport India were awarded the broadcast rights for the Indian market by the All-India Football Federation (AIFF). Indian men’s football team, fondly known as the Blue Tigers, will be back in action for the first time since the 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers, which was held in Kolkata in June 2022. These friendlies have been planned keeping in mind the preparation for the team’s campaign in the upcoming Asian Cup scheduled for next year.

India, led by their talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri will be facing the host nation, Vietnam after more than a decade with the aim to maintain their winning record. Warner Bros. Discovery Sports, have been bringing the top-level action from the world of International football league through MLS and Eredivisie (Dutch league) in India. Along with this they have played an important role in bringing Indian football to the fans here through AFC Women’s Asian Cup earlier this year, FIFA friendlies, SAFF Championship and the inaugural Hero Futsal Club Championship. The matches are scheduled for September 24 against Singapore) and September 27 vs Vietnam at 5:30 PM IST at the Thong Nhat Stadium in Vietnam.