Hot Off the Press Release: SS7 New Home of Kiwi Soccer

From tomorrow, Sky Sport 7 will become the official channel of NZ and international football.

It will be rebranded Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS and kick off a four-year partnership that builds on Sky’s branding of the stadium in Wellington and its sponsorship of the Wellington Phoenix team.

For the past month SS7 has screened beIN SPORTS content but from September 3, branding and programming will be refreshed.

Here’s the full press release:

Introducing the Home of Football in NZ – Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS

New Zealand football fans, this is something to cheer about!

Sky Sport and beIN SPORTS are proud to announce a four-year partnership with the launch of a co-branded channel, Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS.

The new home of football in New Zealand will officially launch, Tuesday September 3rd 2019.

Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS will offer a breadth of football content rarely available in one spot anywhere else in the world by combining to offer the best international and local football.

The new channel will feature some of the world’s biggest leagues, including UEFA Champions League, LaLiga, Serie A and Bundesliga as well as local football content including the Wellington Phoenix in the A-League.

Sky Director of Sport, Tex Teixeira says that the new co-branded channel will add a huge amount of value to Sky Sport for football fans.

“We’re extremely proud to launch this new football channel with beIN SPORTS. The biggest stars, teams and nations in the world are now available in one home, across all Sky platforms. We’d like to thank beIN SPORTS for their brilliant cooperation in getting this channel off the ground and we look forward to many years of great football action on Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS.”

Mike Kerr, Managing Director, beIN ASIA PACIFIC, said, “We are thrilled to further our collaboration with Sky. We both share the same goal of bringing high-quality coverage and unparalleled sports experience to fans. With beIN’s extended partnership with Sky, fans can now enjoy greater multi-screen access to the best football action, anytime, anywhere.”

Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS will give football fans access to LIVE coverage of the following competitions and tournaments:

  • Carabao Cup
  • Major League Soccer
  • UEFA EURO 2020 Qualifiers
  • EFL Championship
  • Super Lig
  • UEFA Nations League
  • LaLiga
  • Copa Libertadores
  • FIFA World Cup
  • Serie A
  • Copa Sudamericana
  • FIFA Under 17 World Cup
  • Bundesliga
  • Recopa Sudamericana
  • FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
  • Ligue 1
  • A-League
  • FIFA Futsal Soccer World Cup
  • French Cup
  • FFA Cup
  • FA Cup
  • French League Cup
  • UEFA Champions League
  • FA Community Shield
  • Scottish Premiership
  • UEFA Europa League
  • Scottish Cup
  • UEFA Super Cup
  • Scottish League Cup
  • UEFA EURO 2020
  • Local football.
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2 Responses to “Hot Off the Press Release: SS7 New Home of Kiwi Soccer”

  1. With the obvious glaring exception of the jewel in the crown for most football fans here, the English Premier League (EPL) 🙁

  2. That’s the joy of competition. As EPL fans in the UK know, you have to subscribe to multiple services to get what you want. In NZ if you want football you have to pay two providers (and you have had to since 2013/14). Just been lucky that you could put it in the same bill for the last 3 years (much like where the UK have got to after years and years of split billing between BT and SkyUK).

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