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BeIN acquires Scottish Cup rights in Australia, New Zealand

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired rights in Australia and New Zealand to the final of this year’s Scottish Cup, while it will also show the 2019-20 edition of the football competition in both countries.

It has signed the deal with the Scottish Football Association ahead of Saturday’s final between Hearts and Celtic. The deal was brokered by the IMG agency.

The terms of beIN’s coverage agreement for next season were not disclosed. The deal completes beIN’s Scottish football portfolio in Australia and New Zealand, with the broadcaster already holding rights to the Premiership until June 2020.

BeIN recently acquired rights in Australia and New Zealand to this summer’s Copa América national team tournament, which will take place in Brazil from June 14 to July 7.