Al Jazeera wins Premier League rights

al-jazeera-deskAl Jazeera Sport has secured the exclusive broadcasting rights in MENA for all 380 Premier League matches per season for the seasons 2013/4 to 2015/16.

Commenting on the developmemt, Nasser Al Khelaifi, Al Jazeera Sport’s chairman, said: “We are extremely excited by the addition of the Barclays Premier League for the next three year cycle, the value that this can add to our customer proposition and extending further our portfolio of top European football.”

Premier League chief executive, Richard Scudamore added: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Al Jazeera Sport as a new partner in Middle East North Africa. We look forward to working with them and are confident they will broadcast the Barclays Premier League in a comprehensive and innovative manner to our fans in the region.”