06.12.2018, 12:00
DAZN secures Men’s EHF Cup rights in Germany and Austria

OTT service DAZN has secured the rights to the Men’s EHF Cup in Germany and Austria for the next two seasons.


DAZN secures Men’s EHF Cup rights in Germany and Austria

A new broadcast deal has been announced by the marketing arm of the European Handball Federation, EHF Marketing GmbH.

DAZN has signed a two-season agreement for the rights to the Men’s EHF Cup in 2018/19 and 2019/20.
 
DAZN will show all Men’s EHF Cup Group Phase home and away matches involving German teams – including THW Kiel, Füchse Berlin and TSV Hannover-Burgdorf – as well as other selected matches and the highlight of the competition, the Men’s EHF Cup Finals.

David Szlezak, Managing Director of EHF Marketing GmbH, said: “With three German teams in the group phase, and with Füchse Berlin as defending champions, the Men’s EHF Cup has a significant following on the German market.

“We are very pleased to have secured DAZN as a broadcast partner, in a deal that not only secures extensive coverage of the Men’s EHF Cup in Germany and Austria, but also introduces our competition to an innovative, revolutionary, multi-sport streaming service, which already has millions of subscribers across seven markets.”

The cooperation will start with the beginning of the Group Phase of the Men’s EHF Cup, with the first round to be played during the weekend of 09/10 February 2019.

About DAZN Group

DAZN Group is the digital leader in global sports media and one of the fastest growing sports media companies in the world. Headquartered in the UK and with almost 3,000 employees in over 30 countries, our businesses touch every aspect of the way fans engage with sports from broadcast planning and production through to content distribution and commercialisation.

DAZN Group consists of two distinct consumer and B2B brands: DAZN and Perform Content. The consumer division is home to DAZN, the world's first pure-sport live and on-demand streaming service, as well as some of the most popular sports websites, including Goal.com, Sporting News, and Spox.com.

DAZN is leading the charge to give sports fans around the world access to sport anytime, anywhere. DAZN guarantees no long-term contract, just one affordable price for access on all devices including TVs, smartphones, tablets, games consoles and PCs. DAZN is live in the USA, Canada, Japan, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and soon to be launched in Spain. Visit https://media.dazn.com for more information.

EHF Marketing GmbH

EHF Marketing GmbH is the marketing arm and subsidiary of the European Handball Federation. The company works closely with marketing and media partners, as well as with Europe’s leading clubs to release the full potential of the sport on the international sports market.

The EHF Marketing GmbH is responsible for the marketing and media rights of the European club competitions including the VELUX EHF Champions League, the WOMEN’S EHF Champions League and the Men’s EHF Cup. Visit ehfCL.com, europeancup.eurohandball.com and ehfFINAL4.com for more information.
 

TEXT: EHF/jb


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