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beIN Media is planning to dedicate six TV channels to its comprehensive, multilingual coverage of this year's FIFA World Cup across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

World Cup on beIN 20 Feb 2018Every match from the football tournament in Russia will be broadcast on the pay-TV platform, with commentary in Arabic (on beIN Sports Max 2), English (beIN Sports Max 3) and French (beIN Sports Max 4). The games will also be broadcast in Ultra HD on the beIN 4K channel.

"Through this exceptional and complete broadcast, beIN will be live broadcasting for more than 14 hours every day during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia," said beIN Media in a statement.

To mark the first time four Arab nations - Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia - have competed together in the World Cup finals, the Qatar-based broadcaster will follow each team through the tournament.

More than 250 dedicated reporters will be present to cover all 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia matches for beIN, providing related news, results and images, and conducting exclusive interviews with players and coaches.

World Cup programming will also include original shows Hello Russia, World Cup Today, Countdown, Road to Russia, Allo beIN, The Stars, beIN covering, and What You Missed, said beIN Media.