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After spending the last few months changing its organisational structure and ramping up original content, pay-TV group MTG has turned to sport, acquiring exclusive Nordic media rights to UEFA Futsal EURO 2018.

MTGfutsal 13Dec2017The tournament, Europe’s biggest international competition for one of the world’s fastest growing sports comprising football teams of five players, kicks off on 30 January with 12 of Europe’s best futsal teams going head-to-head in Ljubljana, Slovenia, until 10 February.

Seven-time winners and reigning champions Spain aim to defend their European crown against top contenders Italy, Russia and Portugal. Among the superstars set to light up the Stožice Arena is Portugal’s Ricardinho, voted the world’s best futsal player at the Futsalplanet Awards for the past three years.

All games from UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 will be available live on MTG’s Nordic video streaming service Viaplay in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, with selected matches shown on TV3 Sport in Denmark and Sweden.

“Everything about futsal is explosive – the speed, the skills and now the growth in interest around the world,” said Peter Nørrelund, MTG EVP and CEO of MTG Sport. “UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 will be the most captivating futsal tournament yet, and this is a fantastic opportunity for sports fans across the Nordic region to experience the very highest level of futsal on more screens than ever before.”