CHICAGO – The National Women’s Soccer League and go90 Wednesday announced a multi-year content agreement making the latter the exclusive streaming partner of the league in the United States for all games except the NWSL game of the week on Lifetime.
A mobile streaming service, go90 will feature 98 NWSL matches accessible via live and on-demand streaming for this season.
To access, visit go90.com or simply download the go90 app via the App Store or Google Play. Users with go90 version 3.0 and later can cast live games from the go90 app to Airplay and Chromecast. No registration or authentication is required.
Check out the full schedule here: http://nwsl.us/2orAtSh
“We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with go90, and are now positioned to deliver more content than ever before,” NWSL managing director of operations Amanda Duffy said in a statement. “With go90’s digital capabilities combined with an enhanced digital broadcast production, we are excited to provide our fans with an entirely new digital experience and eager to introduce NWSL to go90’s rapidly growing soccer audience.”
go90 streams more than 1,000 live soccer matches all over the world each year. This agreement strengthens and continues to position go90’s live sports offering as one of the largest available on mobile.
“We are pleased to team up with NWSL and bring 98 live women’s soccer matches to fans in the U.S. on go90 and across our owned and operated AOL and, soon enough, Yahoo properties. This complements our existing commitment to soccer on go90,” Verizon Digital Entertainment general manager Chip Canter said in a press release. “The women of the NWSL are inspiring the next generation of young soccer stars, both young men and women, and we believe that this partnership will serve as a much-needed catalyst for the growth of the sport as a whole here in the U.S.”
Michael Cohen, a broadcast veteran of nine Olympic Games and three World Cups, will serve as the league’s executive producer for all digital broadcasts on go90.
The go90 schedule kicks off with four games this weekend April 15-16, featuring a rematch of the 2016 NWSL championship game with the Washington Spirit hosting the North Carolina Courage at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, Md.
International fans will be able to watch all 98 games live and on-demand on NWSLSoccer.com and via the NWSL iOS app.