DAZN ACQUIRES THE GLOBAL RIGHTS TO SPAIN’S TOP WOMEN’S PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, UNDERSCORING ITS COMMITMENT TO WOMEN’S SPORT
- DAZN acquires the rights to Spain’s top women’s football competition La Liga Profesional de Fútbol Femenino (LPFF) for the next five seasons globally
- DAZN subscribers in Spain will receive exclusive coverage of all the matches while global fans will be able to enjoy the best matches that LPFF has to offer, as well as highlights, interviews and analysis
- This deal adds to DAZN’s women’s football portfolio, which includes the global rights to the UEFA Women’s Champions League, and further strengthens the platform’s commitment to raising the profile of women’s football around the world
MADRID, 5 September 2022 – DAZN, the leading global sports streaming platform, has today been awarded the exclusive rights to broadcast La Liga Profesional de Fútbol Femenino (LPFF) to both domestic fans and global audiences for the next five seasons (2022/23 – 2026/27).
In Spain, DAZN will live stream every single championship match, with seven out of the eight matches per matchday on an exclusive basis. This will total 240 matches per season over the next five seasons.
Driving LPFF’s global growth and underscoring DAZN’s commitment to grow the women’s game around the world, international fans will be able to view best games live on DAZN while also enjoying highlights and analysis of each match, pre- and post-game interviews and much more.
Shay Segev, CEO, DAZN Group: “We couldn’t be prouder to build on our commitment to increase the visibility of women’s football by becoming the new global broadcaster for LPFF. We want to make the players, coaches and clubs household names and an inspiration for the next generation of footballers and fans around the world.”
As the only truly global sports streaming company, DAZN is the perfect partner for women’s football and has already proved its worth. Thanks to DAZN, the final of the UWCL between FC Barcelona and Olympique Lyon had a live audience of 3.6 million people worldwide, including broadcasts on DAZN, the DAZN UWCL YouTube channel and 11 free-to-air channels in Europe. This represented an increase in viewership of 56% compared to the 2020/21 season finale, with Spain contributing the most with a total of 1.6 million views.
DAZN’s commitment to women’s sports goes far beyond football. The Katie Taylor v. Amanda Serrano fight this year was the first female fight to be held in Madison Square Garden and became the most watched female fight in history with 1.5 million viewers worldwide.