Goal to Broadcast the UEFA Champions League LIVE on Twitter

February 12, 2019 - 05:05
Goal to Broadcast the UEFA Champions League LIVE on Twitter

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - February 12, 2019 - Goal, the world's largest online footballdestination, today announced a new collaboration with Twitter to broadcast fourUEFA Champions League Round of 16 games live to Twitter users in Thailand,Philippines, Cambodia, and Laos.


The four games will beavailable for free to logged-in and logged-out users on Twitter on connecteddevices in Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia, and Laos via Goal's Thai Twitteraccount @Goal_TH. Twitter will be theexclusive social media stream platform for these games:

  • Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) v Borussia Dortmund (@BVB), 14 February, 4.00amSGT
  • Liverpool (@LFC) v Bayern Munich (@FCBayern), 20 February, 4.00amSGT
  • Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_inside) v Manchester United (@ManUtd), 7 March, 4.00am SGT
  • Manchester City (@ManCity) v Schalke 04 (@s04), 13 March, 4.00am SGT


Highlights of all Roundof 16 games will be made available to Twitter users in Thailand, Philippines,Cambodia, Laos, Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei. Live and on-demand coverage ofall the matches will also be streamed on the Goal website in the region.


James Dickens, Goal'sHead of Content, said: "We are delighted to extend the live broadcast of thisyear's UEFA Champions League onto Twitter for four key Round of 16 games. Thiswill allow as many fans as possible in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and thePhilippines to enjoy these high-stakes games between some of the best supportedteams in the region."


Maurizio Barbieri, Headof Sports Partnerships for Southeast Asia at Twitter, said: "Football doesn'tget much bigger than the business end of the UEFA Champions League, so wecouldn't be more excited to be teaming up with Goal to bring live broadcasts ofthese massive matches to Twitter. Looking at the levels of conversation onTwitter, football fans in our region are some of the most engaged andpassionate on the planet, so it's fitting that the matches are being streamedin this way."


For more updates, visitGoal or follow them on Twitter at @Goal_TH.


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