beIN is set to host the biggest-ever AFC Asian Cup tournament live and exclusive on its channels. The action-packed event, now in its 17th edition, is taking place in the United Arab Emirates across four cities and eight venues from the January 5th to February 1.
For the first time in AFC Asian Cup history, this edition will see 24 teams, up from the traditional 16, with an unprecedented 11 Arab teams competing for the coveted AFC Asian Cup trophy.
Subscribers have access to two dedicated 24/7 channels with over 270 hours of live coverage available exclusively for the AFC Asian Cup 2019, as well as 20 hours of exclusive programmes including documentaries on the 11 Arabic teams participating in the tournament.
beIN’s multi-talented presenters from around the region including Mohamed Saadon al-Kuwari, Ayman Jadah, Lakhdar Berriche and Asia Abdallah will host special guests and conduct exclusive interviews with 21 dedicated beIN studios available for the tournament, in addition to 51 live matches with both Arabic and English commentary, ensuring fans don’t miss a moment of the action.
beIN’s unique statistical based ‘Match Centre’ format will help bring live statistical and historical data to subscribers in-game. Viewers will also have the opportunity to join in the discussions surrounding the live games through the use of the AFC Asian Cup hashtag #beINAFC as beIN takes its coverage across all digital and social platforms.
The live coverage will start at 12pm Qatar time each day and run continuously until midnight. Along with the live studios surrounding the games, beIN will compliment its coverage with a daily morning show from 8am to 9am followed later in the day with its evening show ‘Allo beIN’.
The ‘beIN ASIA’ Arabic show, broadcasted from the 3rd of January onwards, offers beIN viewers key summaries of every match supplemented by exclusive interviews with players, coaches and fans of the participating national teams.
Subscribers to beIN’s Elite package can tune in to the AFC Asian Cup 2019 on beIN SPORTS MAX channels 1 and 2 at no charge.
Subscribers to beIN’s alternative packages can add the MAX channels with a 20% discount up until the 31st of December or upgrade to beIN’s Elite package at a 50% discount, to enjoy extensive and exclusive coverage of the biggest AFC Asian Cup to date.
To subscribe or for more information on the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, visit: bein.net/afc2019
As the exclusive host broadcaster of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, beIN provides its viewers and fans with the best possible experience across all its platforms.
© Gulf Times Newspaper 2019