Sport 1, German FTA broadcaster, owned by Konstantin Medien AG, has acquired TV and online rights for the Allianz Women's Bundesliga, Germany's top tier women's football league.
The deal will run until the end of the season 2017/2018, and includes 22 games live. With this deal, the German free-to-air broadcaster, has also secured the rights to stream the games online onit's digital platform, Sport1.de.
Women's football gained popularity in Germany, after national team won the gold medal in Rio de Janeiro this sommer.
Thw Allianz Bundesliga kicks off on 3. September, when FC Bayern München plays against SC Freiburg.
Allianz Bundesliga TV schedule on Sport1:
- 3.9.2016 FC Bayern München - SC Freiburg
- 10.9.2016 Turbine Potsdam - 1.FFC Frankfurt
- 25.9.2016 FC Bayern München - VfL Wolfsburg