Eurosport India, Warner Bros. Discovery’s premium sports brand, on Thursday announced the acquisition of broadcast rights for the upcoming international football friendlies match of the India National Men’s Football team against Singapore and Vietnam, to be held later this month.
Eurosport India was awarded the broadcast rights for the Indian market by the All-India Football Federation (AIFF) – the governing body for the sport in India.
The Indian Men’s Football Team, fondly known as the Blue Tigers, will be back in action for the first time since the 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers, which were held in Kolkata in June 2022.
These friendlies have been planned to keep in mind the preparation for the team’s campaign in the upcoming Asian Cup scheduled for next year UNI reported from New Delhi.
India, led by their talismanic Captain Sunil Chhetri will be facing the host nation, Vietnam after more than a decade to maintain their winning record, while their next game against Singapore will be played on September 27, 2022.
The meet between these three teams has been named the High Thinh Friendly Football Tournament.
Warner Bros. Discovery Sports, have been bringing top-level action from the world of International football league through MLS and Eredivisie (Dutch league) in India.
Along with this, they have played an important role in bringing Indian football to the fans here through AFC Women’s Asian Cup earlier this year, FIFA friendlies, SAFF Championship, and the inaugural Hero Futsal Club Championship.
The matches are scheduled for September 24, 2022 (vs Singapore) and September 27, 2022 (vs Vietnam) at 5:30 PM IST at the Thống Nhất Stadium in Vietnam.
The matches will be shown LIVE on the Eurosport and Eurosport HD channels in India along with the channel being live streamed on the discovery+ app.