LFL PARTNERS WITH PREDOMINANT AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST BROADCASTER OSN
(LAS VEGAS, NV. – February 28, 2017)
One of television’s fastest-growing sports franchises, Legends Football League (LFL), broadens its extensive reach into twenty-six (26) countries throughout North Africa and the Middle East with an exclusive partnership with United Arab Emirates based OSN, the Middle East’s leading entertainment network and sports broadcaster.
“OSN will bring LFL to our viewers across the Middle East and North Africa, as we further strengthen our diverse sports programming with the addition of emerging sports,” said Andy Warkman, SVP, Sport and Sports Production, OSN. “With our new OSN Sports Action channels, we’re adding to our breadth of exclusive content, giving viewers the best and most comprehensive offering of non-stop, can’t-miss action sports in the region.”
Kicking-off with the 2017 season, OSN has the exclusive rights to broadcast the LFL into Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
OSN will broadcast the highly-rated ‘LFL Football Night’ as well as complimentary programming to include The Story series, WOW clips and newly announced LFL Films productions.
“It is exciting to continue to exceed the expectations set for women’s sport and American football around the world. OSN provides us a great platform to reach millions of future fans in the Middle East and North Africa,” said Mitchell Mortaza, Managing Partner, Legends Football League, LLC.
OSN joins a network of LFL broadcasters, reaching as many as 190 television markets around the world.