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Goal to Broadcast the UEFA Champions League LIVE on Twitter

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

 

The four games will be
available for free to logged-in and logged-out users on Twitter on connected
devices in Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia, and Laos via Goal's Thai Twitter
account
@Goal_TH. Twitter will be the
exclusive social media stream platform for these games:

  • Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) v Borussia Dortmund (@BVB), 14 February, 4.00am
    SGT
  • Liverpool (@LFC) v Bayern Munich (@FCBayern), 20 February, 4.00am
    SGT
  • 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 Round
of 16 games will be made available to Twitter users in Thailand, Philippines,
Cambodia, Laos, Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei. Live and on-demand coverage of
all the matches will also be streamed on the Goal website in the region.

 

James Dickens, Goal's
Head of Content, said: "We are delighted to extend the live broadcast of this
year's UEFA Champions League onto Twitter for four key Round of 16 games. This
will allow as many fans as possible in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and the
Philippines to enjoy these high-stakes games between some of the best supported
teams in the region."

 

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

 

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

 

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