beIN MEDIA GROUP, the global sports and entertainment broadcaster, and its flagship sports channels beIN SPORTS is set to host an exciting line up of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ European and CONMEBOL qualifiers live and exclusively across 24 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Starting on September 1, the European qualifiers will continue as national teams compete to book their place in the upcoming FIFA World Cup™. 2018 FIFA World Cup champions, France, will face Bosnia and Herzegovina in Group D at 21:45 MECCA on beIN SPORTS Premium 1.
Taking part in the European qualifiers as a guest nation, the Qatar national team continues its preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ with matches against Serbia on September 1 at 21:45 MECCA on beIN SPORTS 1 and against the 2016 UEFA EURO champions Portugal on September 4 at 19:45 MECCA.
The CONMEBOL qualifiers continue September 2 with Bolivia taking on Colombia at 23:00 MECCA. On September 3, COPA America 2021 champions Argentina take on Venezuela at 3:00 MECCA on beIN SPORTS Premium 1 while Chile faces Brazil at 4:00 MECCA on beIN SPORTS Premium 2.
Duncan Walkinshaw, Acting Director of Programs for beIN MENA, commented on the broadcast rights, saying: “With just under 450 days to go until the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, the European and CONMEBOL qualifiers is an exciting opportunity for our viewers to witness the national teams compete for a place in the biggest upcoming football tournament in the world. As the official broadcaster of the FIFA World Cup™ in the MENA region, we are delighted to showcase all the action on the road to 2022”.