by Editorial Team
beIN SPORTS to exclusively Broadcast FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020
beIN MEDIA GROUP, the global sports and entertainment broadcaster and its flagship sports channel beIN SPORTS is set to broadcast the much-anticipated FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ live and exclusively from Doha, Qatar.
Set to take place in two of the world class FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadiums in Qatar from the 4th until the 11th of February – this edition of the FIFA Club World Cup will see 6 teams compete for the most prestigious honour in global club football. Qatari champions Al Duhail SC, CAF Champions League winners Al Ahly SC, UEFA Champions League winners FC Bayern Munich, AFC Champions League winners Ulsan Hyundai FC, CONCACAF Champions League winners Tigres UNAL and CONMEBOL Champions League winners Palmeiras are all set to feature in this year’s exciting competition.
Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, the host country will provide the required safeguards to protect the health and safety of all involved in the competition.
“The FIFA Club World Cup that begins this week marks a milestone moment for Qatar, as the final steps start to be taken towards the FIFA World Cup 2022 and a defining period for the MENA region. beIN Media Group is proud to be at the heart of these outstanding global events as official broadcaster, bringing the world to Qatar and showcasing Qatar to the world. We are also proud to be the home of sport and entertainment across the 24 countries of MENA, uniting and inspiring the whole region.”Mohammad Al-Subaie, Acting CEO of beIN MENA
beIN presenters Abdulaziz Al Nasr, Abdullah Ali and top analysts and football legends including Mohamed Abutrika, Wael Gomaa, Tareq Al Jalahmah, Tarek Dhiab, Youssef Chippo amongst others, will host special state of the art dedicated studios providing the most in-depth coverage around. All matches will be available live and exclusive with Arabic and English commentary.
Coverage of the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ includes the nightly dedicated “Evening Show”, hosted by Hichem Al Khalsi, which will provide in depth analysis throughout the tournament.
beIN SPORTS HD1 will broadcast the matches exclusively in Arabic while beIN SPORTS HD11 will broadcast in English. The beIN SPORTS News channel will also broadcast exclusive content from the tournament including special documentaries and all the day’s stories on host nation Qatar.
The opening match between Tigres UANL and Ulsan Hyundai FC will be played on the 4th of February at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Doha on beIN SPORTS HD1 and HD11 at 17:00 Mecca Time (GMT +3). The second match between Al Duhail SC and Al Ahly SC will also be played on the 4th of February at the Education City stadium on HD1 and HD11 channels at 20:30 Mecca Time (GMT +3).
The champions of the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ will be crowned at the Education City stadium on Thursday 11 February.
Qatar’s journey to greatness
Qatar’s success in hosting truly remarkable sporting events has become a trend for the world to witness – with unforgettable tournaments including the 1988 AFC Asian Cup, 2005 FIBA Asia Championship, 2006 Asian Games, 2011 AFC Asian Cup, 2019 World Athletics Championships, 2019 FIFA Club World Cup, the 2020 AFC Champions league East and West Group stages, and the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The country’s ambition does not stop here – as Qatar has also bid to host the upcoming 2027 AFC Asian Cup. With its world class facilities, infrastructure and expertise, Qatar is certainly achieving greatness and beIN MEDIA GROUP is proud to be part of that journey.
beIN SPORTS’ official social media accounts on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook will also post exclusive content throughout the tournament, with shots of the two FIFA World Cup stadiums proudly showcased. Follow @beINSPORTS on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to follow the latest on the FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar.