The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League is set to be broadcast in Europe for the first time ever.
The AFC has officially agreed a deal for the Asian Champions League to be broadcast to fans in Europe, through television provider Sport1.
Through this deal, the AFC Champions League will now be broadcast in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland through Sport1, which are the three countries served by the free-to-air channel.
📺🤝 AFC confirms rights deal with Sport1 Gmbh in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
— AFC Media and Broadcast Operations (@AFCMediaTV) August 26, 2020
This move marks a significant development for the AFC Champions League, as they continue to attract interest and grow as a competition.
Interest in Asian football as a whole is growing too, as a number of players from the continent are making their mark on the world’s biggest leagues.