beIN Sports bags 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup broadcasting rights

beIN Sports has bagged the exclusive broadcast rights to this year’s Concacaf Gold Cup 2021 in 24 countries. The matches will be broadcasted in France, Turkey, the Middle East & North Africa, and APAC (excluding Australia and Indonesia).

The Concacaf Gold Cup is the main association football competition of the national football teams, which determines the continental champion of North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Held every two years, Mexico holds the record with 11 wins in total, followed by the USA with six.

The competition will be held across nine cities in the USA starting on 11 July till 1 August. The preliminary round of the 2021 Gold Cup was held in Miami between 2-6 July.

Qatar national team will participate in the tournament for the first time as a guest nation. The 16 teams are split into four groups, with the Qatari team placed in Group D with Honduras, Panama, Grenada.

Qatar’s first game will be against Panama on 14 July at 2:00 am Mecca Time (GMT +3). beIN Sports will have live studio coverage of all the games that Qatar will play as well as a reporter on ground for exclusive reactions and breaking stories.

The Acting Director of Programmes for beIN MENA, Duncan Walkinshaw, said, “We are delighted to be at the heart of all the global football action by adding the Concacaf Gold Cup to our portfolio of world-class football tournaments. With strong national teams competing including Qatar, the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup promises to be a thrilling experience for our subscribers this month.”