BeIN picks up rights to Ligue 1 pre-season tournament

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired rights in a number of territories to the upcoming EA Ligue 1 pre-season football tournament.

The tournament takes place at Audi Field, home of Major League Soccer team D.C. United, from July 18-21. It will be contested by French Ligue 1 teams Olympique Marseille, Girondins de Bordeaux, Montpellier and Saint-Etienne.

BeIN Sports will hold live and exclusive rights in France to all EA Ligue 1 games.

The matches will also be shown by beIN Sports in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Turkey, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.