BeIN grants showcase for Western Sydney Wanderers’ debut at new stadium

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired global rights to the forthcoming friendly match between Australian A-League football club Western Sydney Wanderers and English Championship team Leeds United.

The match on July 20 will mark Wanderers’ first match in its new Bankwest Stadium. BeIN Sports will broadcast the match in Australia, New Zealand, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, USA and Canada.

BeIN will also live stream the match globally via its YouTube channel, while fans in the UK will be able to watch the game on LUTV, Leeds’ in-house media platform.

The Wanderers are set to play all 13 home matches at Bankwest Stadium from the 2019-20 A-League season onwards. The club signed a 10-year deal to play at the stadium in February.

Bankwest Stadium staged its first sports match on April 22, a 51-6 NRL Premiership victory for home team Parramatta Eels over Wests Tigers.