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Posted On: 3 October 2016 08:25 am
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Football fans gear up for start of Arabian Gulf League live and exclusively on Abu Dhabi Sports HD

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Arabian Gulf League on Abu Dhabi Sports HD

Football fans across the region are gearing up for the start of what looks set to be an explosive season of football as the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) starts on Friday, September 16, 2016. All matches can be watched on Abu Dhabi Sports and Dubai Sports channels, exclusively on OSN the region’s leading pay-TV network.

Abu Dhabi Sports HD channels 3, 4 and 5 will air matches every week bringing all the action directly to the living rooms of the UAE’s football fans, as this season looks set to be one of the most incredible yet. Catch all the matches live from some of the UAE’s iconic stadiums such as Hazza Bin Zayed, Al Nahyan and Rashed Stadiums with top teams such as Al Ahli, Al Ain and Al Wahda battling it out for this year’s league title.

As a further bonus, subscribers will be offered pre-and post-match studio analysis hosted by some of the UAE’s best-known pundits.

Andy Warkman, VP Sports and Production, OSN, said: “The Arabian Gulf League is a fantastic celebration of football talent in the UAE, and OSN is delivering all the action to our viewers in true and glorious HD on AD Sports. The level of world-class sport OSN is delivering this year demonstrates our commitment to viewers that we support local and regional sporting talent.”

Abdul Hadi Al Sheikh, Executive Director of Television at Abu Dhabi Media, hailed the upcoming content as a clear example of Abu Dhabi Media’s comprehensive strategy to keep its channels up to date with the latest in innovation and world-class content.

Al Sheikh said: “We are very excited to continue our partnership with OSN, and to provide Arabian Gulf League matches in outstanding broadcast quality across our HD sports channels. Through offering our football fans an increased range in programming and supporting our local teams, Abu Dhabi Sports HD will incorporate the highest standard of professionalism while covering one of the most exhilarating international sports events of the year.”

“We would like to renew Abu Dhabi Media’s commitment to delivering excellent programs that employ the most successful international practices in the field,” Al Sheikh added.

In addition to Abu Dhabi Sports coverage of the Arabian Gulf League there is a host world class football coming up including The Coppa Italia, Major League Soccer, Copa Sudamericana, Copa Brazil, Benfica home matches and the road to Russia 2018 starts this month with Abu Dhabi Sports exclusive coverage of the FIFA 2018 European and CONCACAF qualifiers.