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2012–15 UEFA Europa League media rights deal announced in France

006 - M6 Group and Al Jazeera Sport awarded media rights
Published: Friday 17 February 2012, 17.07CET

UEFA announced today the award of media rights for the 2012-15 UEFA Europa League to the M6 Group and Al Jazeera Sport in France.

Free-to-air channel W9 will broadcast the best UEFA Europa League match as well as a highlights programme each matchnight. Matches featuring local participation in the semi-finals and final will be shown on M6.

Al Jazeera Sport has acquired the rights to all UEFA Europa League matches including the final. It will broadcast at least two live matches each kick-off slot as well as a highlights programme each matchnight.

Commenting on the award of these media rights in France, UEFA said:

"UEFA is pleased to announce the continued partnership with the M6 Group for the UEFA Europa League and to further develop its relationship with Al Jazeera in the French market."

UEFA would like to thank long-term rights holder Canal Plus for its continued commitment and dedication to the competition.

This announcement concludes the sale of the 2012-15 UEFA Europa League media rights in France.


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