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Eurosport acquires broadcast rights for international football friendlies of India

India will play against Singapore and Vietnam on 24 and 27 September respectively

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Mumbai: Warner Bros. Discovery's premium sports brand Eurosport India has acquired broadcast rights for the upcoming international football friendly match of the Indian national men’s football team against Singapore and Vietnam.

The matches are scheduled for 24 September (vs Singapore) and 27 September (vs Vietnam) at 5:30 p.m. IST at the Thống Nhất Stadium in Vietnam.

The All-India Football Federation (AIFF) awarded Eurosport India the broadcasting rights. The Indian men's football team, also known as the Blue Tigers, will play for the first time since the 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers in Kolkata in June 2022. These friendlies have been planned in anticipation of the team's participation in the upcoming Asian Cup next year.

India, led by talismanic Captain Sunil Chhetri, will face the host nation, Vietnam, for the first time in over a decade, with the goal of maintaining their winning record, while their next game against Singapore will be played on 27 September , 2022.

Warner Bros. Discovery Sports has been bringing top-level action from the world of international football leagues to India via the MLS and the Eredivisie (Dutch league).

In addition, through the AFC Women's Asian Cup earlier this year, FIFA friendlies, the SAFF Championship, and the inaugural Hero Futsal Club Championship, they have played an important role in bringing Indian football to the fans here.

Both matches will be broadcast live on the Eurosport and Eurosport HD channels in India, as well as on the discovery+ app.

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