Astro and RTM named broadcasters for Malaysia national team qualifiers

The Football Association of Malaysia announced that national public broadcaster Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) and pay-TV broadcaster Astro are joint broadcasters for all four national team home matches for the second leg of the 2022 Fifa World Cup and 2023 Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup qualifying round campaigns. The qualifying process for the AFC Asian Cup involves four rounds, with the first two doubling up as World Cup qualifiers.

In total, the deal includes eight matches, starting with Malaysia’s 3-2 win over Indonesia yesterday (Thursday), and ending against Thailand in Bangkok on June 9 2020.

During the next nine months, the Malaysian national team will play four times at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, against the United Arab Emirates on September 10, Thailand on November 14, Indonesia on November 19, and Vietnam on March 31, 2020.

The four home matches will be broadcast live on RTM via TV1 and RTM HD Sports channels, and on Astro through the Astro Arena 801 & 802 HD channels.