BeIN Media Group secures Oceania rights for Champions League

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired rights in the Oceania region for football’s Uefa Champions League European club tournament.

A document published by Uefa, football’s European governing body, said that beIN Sports Australia division had acquired the rights. The deal was first mentioned in TV Sports Markets on June 12.

The deal will run for three seasons, from 2015-16 to 2017-18.

The agreement, which was brokered by the Team Marketing agency on behalf of Uefa, includes rights to four editions of the Uefa Super Cup annual pre-season game, from 2015 to 2018.