Sports fans will be able to catch highlights of their favourite Barclays Premier League teams on Sky News Arabia, the 24-hour Arabic language multi-platform breaking news channel thanks to a deal between the new Arabic news channel and Abu Dhabi Media.
Sky News Arabia will broadcast the league highlights as part of a wider deal with Abu Dhabi Media, which owns the exclusive broadcast rights to the Barclays Premier League in the Middle East.
Viewers will be able to stay abreast of current and future seasons of the Barclays Premier League, enjoying clips of the latest action and previews of upcoming matches. Under the agreement, Sky News Arabia will broadcast significant highlights of the Barclays Premier League footage as part of its sports news bulletins, two hours after each match with pre- and post-match and half time footage available in real time. Furthermore, Barclays Premier League fans will be able to re-live the action whenever they want to by going on to Sky News Arabia’s website, which hosts all the broadcasted highlights.
Ali El Garni, Sports Editor at Sky News Arabia commented: “The Barclays Premier League is undoubtedly one of the top football leagues in the world and it has a huge following across the Arab world. I couldn’t be more excited about bringing the league action to our viewers to be able to engage with Arab football fans through Sky News Arabia’s multimedia platforms.”