Lega Serie A to Broadcast Empoli vs Lazio for Free in Middle East/North Africa Area

By Apollo Heyes -

Lazio’s Serie A season opener against Empoli will be broadcast for free for fans in the Middle East and North Africa.

As announced in an official statement by Lega Serie A earlier today, five league matches per gameday will be shown free of charge for fans in the Middle East and North Africa area, being broadcast on Lega Serie A’s Youtube channel.

The commentary for these matches will be done in Arabic, directly from the new Lissone Production Centre of Serie A. The League are working to improve their growth and are hoping this will help them expand into the Arabic speaking world.


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The hope is that growing this market will allow the league to improve the value of Serie A TV rights in the region. Lazio’s opening game of the 2021/22 Serie A season is one of the five matches that will be broadcasted in this way.


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The first five games being broadcast in this fashion are the following (all times are in CEST): 

Saturday 21st August

  • Inter vs Genoa (6:30 pm)
  • Empoli vs Lazio (8:45 pm)

Sunday 22nd August

  • Udinese vs Juventus (6:30 pm)
  • Roma vs Fiorentina (8:45 pm)

Monday 23rd August 

  • Sampdoria vs AC Milan (8:45pm)
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