BeIN Sports to show Spanish women’s football league

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has struck a rights deal in Spain to show coverage of the Primera División Femenina, the top women’s football division in the country.

According to the AS newspaper, the deal will run until the end of the current season.

BeIN Sports will show one game per week, kicking off at 11.45am on Saturday mornings. The first game to be broadcast, between Valencia and Tenerife this weekend, will take place one day later than usual, starting at 11.45am on Sunday.

BeIN Sports agreed the deal with LaLiga, which operates the division. LaLiga’s digital application, LaLiga TV, also shows coverage of the competition.

BeIN Sports has previously shown coverage of the Uefa Women’s Champions League European club tournament.