beIN Sports secures Coupe de France

beIN Media Group has struck a deal with the French Football Federation (FFF) to broadcast all men’s Coupe de France football matches and a selection of women’s matches until 2026.

beIN said the agreement will see the Group’s flagship channel, beIN Sports, continue to provide a platform for French football in more than 30 territories worldwide, including 24 countries across the Middle East & North Africa as well as France, Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, Canada, and Hong Kong.

From Friday, beIN Sports will broadcast from the round of 32 until the final on the April 29.

In MENA, viewers can tune into beIN Sports 2 to watch the Coupe de France live with Arabic commentary.

beIN Sports will showcase the entirety of the competition, including Châteauroux/Paris Saint-Germain, Olympique Lyonnais/Metz, Hyères FC/Olympique de Marseille, Bordeaux/Rennes, Paris FC/Valenciennes, Lille OSC/Troyes, ESA Linas-Montlhéry/RC Lens and Lannion/Toulouse FC.

Richard Verow, chief sports officer, beIN Media Group said: “We are delighted to strengthen our coverage of French football with the Men’s and Women’s French Cup. It is a magical competition demonstrating the best of football in France. The length of this deal shows beIN’s commitment to the FFF. We are proud to partner up with the FFF for this long-term deal, ensuring the French Cup is showcased worldwide, supplemented with the best of our incredible line-up of footballing experts.”

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