Ziggo Sport has acquired the exclusive 2024/2027 media rights to the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Europa Conference League. Starting in the 2024/2025 football season, this will bring the most important European club competitions under one roof for the first time. All the competitions and highlights will be available exclusively on Ziggo Sport.
The agreements with UEFA are valid for three football seasons: from mid-2024 to mid-2027. Ziggo Sport will be further developing its programming in the coming months. Everyone in the Netherlands will be able to stream all of the football matches played by the participating Dutch clubs free via the Ziggo GO app. Ziggo customers will also be able to watch the most important matches on channel 14. How much Ziggo Sport paid for the rights was not disclosed.
Love of football
Marcel Beerthuizen, Director of Ziggo Sport, knows like no other how to bring sport into every living room, be it car racing, Dutch top sport or international football. He is happy the company has succeeded in acquiring the UEFA rights: “This is an important step for Ziggo Sport. We believe the best sports content belongs on the biggest Dutch sports channel. Our track record, long-standing partnership with UEFA and love of football means that from now on, you can tune in to Ziggo Sport for UEFA club football.”
Jeroen Hoencamp, CEO of VodafoneZiggo, says that this step is an important part of the company’s strategy: “VodafoneZiggo always wants to offer customers the best viewing experience and the best entertainment. Ziggo Sport has been distinguishing itself from competitors for years in the way we bring sports to every living room. It’s only natural that international football is part of that, including UEFA club football. The sports channel is thus a vital part of our content strategy.”
About Ziggo Sport
Ziggo Sport is Ziggo's free sports channel for Ziggo customers broadcast on channel 14. It is the most versatile sports channel in the Netherlands and offers a broad selection of international and national sports content, including football from Spain’s La Liga, France’s Ligue 1, Italy’s Serie A, the FA Cup, the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Nations League, as well as World Cup and European qualifiers.
What is more, Ziggo Sport offers the biggest selection of racing programmes, including Formula 1 highlights and live broadcasts of MotoGP, NASCAR, IndyCar, Formula E, DTM and many more. The programming also includes the best tennis (with tournaments such as the ATP 1000 and 500, the WTA 1000 and 500, Wimbledon, the Davis Cup, and Billie Jean King Cup) as well as all the tournaments of the PGA and European Tours, including the Majors and the Ryder Cup.