European League of Football expands broadcasting to France with beIN Sports

The European League of Football (ELF) has expanded its worldwide coverage. For the first time, France will be present in the broadcasting portfolio with partner beIN Sports France. Since the 2023 season, the French franchise Paris Musketeers has been part of the ELF. As part of the deal, selected games of the ELF will be exclusively broadcast over the beIN media group.

“Growing internationally and attracting more interest in our franchises countries is something we can be proud of. With beIN Sports France, we are happy to have a reliable broadcasting partner. This cooperation marks yet another significant stride in our strategic expansion. We are embracing our nine European home markets, while also striving to extend our distribution network to over 20 countries, aiming to engage with a potential audience of up to one billion people worldwide in 2024,” said Zeljko Karajica, managing director of the European League of Football.

BeIN France covers all global French territories, as well as having strong coverage in the Middle East. The ELF joins beIN Sports’ rights portfolio that includes the UEFA Champions League, the NBA, as well as MLB and NFL football.

Florent Houzot, programs & on-air director beIN Sports France, said: “We are delighted to announce to our subscribers the acquisition of the European League of Football, with the broadcasting of all Paris Musketeers games. As the US sports channel in France, and current broadcaster of the NFL and NCAA college championships, beIN Sports is proud to bring together the best in US football from the American and European continents on its channels.”

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