A few days after announcing an agreement to broadcast the Spor Toto Lig, Turkey’s football championship for the next three years, DAZN now reported that it has add a new football competition into its content catalog: from last Saturday, October 5th, the OTT owns the rights to broadcast matches from some of the clubs that dispute the MX League, the professional Mexican football championship.
The agreement, which is valid until 2021, establishes that the OTT will broadcast matches from some of the most popular Mexican football clubs, including America, Cruz Azul, Monterrey, Necaxa, Puebla, Pumas and Toluca’s local matches. Possible finals between tournament champions and promotional matches will also be broadcast. The first MX League match available in DAZN took place this Saturday, October 5th, when Cruz Azul played against America.
‘We know that Brazilians passion for football transcends borders, and our goal is to offer our subscribers the greatest amount of sports. Like Brazilians, Mexicans are football fans. We are very happy to announce the acquisition of the main Mexican football tournament, which becomes more relevant every year. The MX League comes to DAZN to strengthen the platform’s exclusive content catalog’, said Sérgio Floris, Rights and Original Content VP at DAZN.
The agreement between DAZN and Liga MX joins others that have been ran in recent months for the Brazilian market. In early July, DAZN ran an agreement to broadcast the Premier League, the Copa Libertadores Women’s edition, and other competitions, which include the Turkish Championship, the NBB and the EuroLeague. Officially launched in Brazil last May, the OTT also has other attractive championships in its catalog, such as the Copa Sudamericana, the Italian Serie A, the French League 1, the MLS, J-League and the C series of the Brasileirao, the Brazilian professional championship.