(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Doha: The exclusive host broadcaster of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, beIN SPORT promises to provide its viewers and fans the best possible experience across all its platforms.
beIN will telecast the action-packed event live and exclusive on its channels.
The Asian Cup, now in its 17th edition, is taking place in the United Arab Emirates across four cities and 8 venues from January 5 to February 1.
For the first time in AFC Asian Cup history, this edition will see 24 qualified teams, up from the traditional 16, with an unprecedented 11 Arab teams competing for the coveted AFC Asian Cup trophy.
Subscribers of beIN packages have access to two dedicated 24/7 channels with over 270 hours of live coverage available exclusively for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, as well as 20 hours of exclusive programs including documentaries on the 11 Arabic teams participating in the tournament.
beIN's multi-talented presenters from around the region including Mohamed Saadon Al Kuwari, Ayman Jadah, Lakhdar Berriche and Asia Abdallah will host special guests and conduct exclusive interviews with 21 dedicated beIN studios available for the tournament, in addition to 51 live matches with both Arabic and English commentary, ensuring fans don't miss a moment of the action.
beIN's unique statistical based ‘Match Center' format will help bring live statistical and historical data to subscribers in-game.
Viewers will also have the opportunity to join in the discussions surrounding the live games through the use of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 hashtag #beINAFC as beIN takes its coverage across all digital and social platforms.
The live coverage will start at 12:00 midday Mecca Time (GMT +3) each day and run continuously until midnight. Along with the live studios surrounding the games, beIN will compliment its coverage with a daily morning show from 8:00am to 9:00am followed later in the day with its evening show ‘Allo beIN'.
The ‘beIN ASIA' Arabic show, broadcasted from the 3rd of January onwards, offers beIN viewers key summaries of every match supplemented by exclusive interviews with players, coaches and fans of the participating national teams.
Subscribers to beIN's Elite package can tune in to the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 on beIN SPORTS MAX channels 1 and 2 at no charge.
More information on the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, and beIN SPORT's coverage can be found at bein.net/afc2019.