Sports streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in Italy to the Chinese Super League (CSL) top-tier football competition.
The two-year deal covers the 2019 and 2020 CSL seasons.
This weekend, DAZN will broadcast live and on-demand coverage of Jiangsu Suning vs Shanghai Shenhua and Guangzhou Evergrande vs Hebei China Fortune.
Italy’s World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro is the coach of CSL team Guangzhou Evergrande, while former Serie A stars Marek Hamsik and Fredy Guarin currently play for Dalian Yifang and Shanghai Greenland Shenhua, respectively.
DAZN is currently showing the Copa América in Italy after recently acquiring the rights.