DALLAS (March 29, 2023) – This week the Women’s National Football Conference (WNFC) announced the launch of wSCORE, a direct-to-consumer streaming service going live to air all games for the upcoming 2023 season.
Additionally, the WNFC has announced a streaming deal with DAZN, the global sports entertainment platform, securing additional access to live WNFC matches for audiences around the world.
"Creating WNFC fandom globally is a key priority for us this season. We are proud to partner with Dazn to help us introduce WNFC football to the world," said WNFC President Elizabeth Jenkins.
Dazn has acquired the non-exclusive broadcasting rights to WNFC games globally, in all its markets, for the 2023 season. In addition to coverage of the regular season Game of The Week, Dazn will also air the WNFC Playoffs as well as the 2023 IX CUP Championship Game. This deal adds to Dazn’s impressive rights portfolio including top-flight football from the world’s most popular competitions: Bundesliga, English Premier League, J.League, LaLiga, Serie A, and the UEFA Champions League, in addition to the biggest sports from around the world - Formula 1, NFL, NBA, MotoGP, and the UFC.
“We are thrilled to begin working in partnership with the WNFC providing a global platform and maximizing exposure to these incredible athletes and help drive growth. Dazn is already the home of women’s soccer globally, and this partnership further broadens our overall women's sports strategy with women's American football offering value and quality to our fans.” - Andrea Ekblad, VP of Women’s Sports said:
In an explosive growth year for women’s tackle football, the announcement marks an important development for the WNFC. Dazn streamed 1.2 billion hours globally across 130 million connected devices in 2022.
Dazn Coverage of the WNFC kicks off on Saturday, April 1, as the league's defending champions Texas Elite Spartans take on the Mississippi Panthers in the season opener.
Dazn is a leading digital sports platform in Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Portugal, Japan, Canada, US, and the UK. Its wide range of exclusive content includes top-flight football from the world’s most popular competitions – Bundesliga, English Premier League, J.League, LaLiga, Serie A, and the UEFA Champions League, in addition to the biggest sports from around the world - Formula 1, NFL, NBA, MotoGP, and the UFC.
Dazn is the NFL’s global partner and, from the 2023 season, will be the only place for fans around the world to watch every NFL match through the NFL Game Pass International add-on subscription. Dazn is a global home for boxing and combat sports through its partnerships with Matchroom Boxing the Professional Fighters League, and a global home for Women’s Football with UEFA Women’s Champions League and Finetwork Liga F. Dazn is adding more and more sport to its platform to create a destination for sports fans.
Dazn is reimagining the way people enjoy sport. With a single, frictionless platform, sports fans can watch, bet, play, share, socialize, and buy tickets, NFTs, and merchandise. Live and on-demand sports content, anywhere, in any language, on any device – only on Dazn.
Dazn is available on most connected devices including smart TVs, set-top boxes, streaming sticks, smartphones, tablets, PCs and game consoles, ensuring that fans have access to ground-breaking rights catalog and slate of incredible content. In the UK and globally, Dazn can be accessed on Samsung, LG, Sony and Panasonic Smart TVs and on Games Consoles including Playstation and Xbox. Subscribers also have access to Dazn on their Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast and Apple TV and can find the app on their iPhone, iPad, and android mobile devices. Dazn is available as an Amazon Channel on Amazon Prime TV and can be viewed on Channel 429 on Sky in the UK and Ireland.
Dazn is a global, privately-owned company with employees in over 25 countries. For more information on Dazn, our products, people, and performance, visit www.dazngroup.com.
Headed in our 4th season in 2023, the WNFC is the most advanced women’s tackle football league in the world. The organization has a mission to accelerate equity in sports for women and girls through the power of football.
Featuring 16 teams across the US, the WNFC is a thrilling sports property. In 2018, the WNFC signed a groundbreaking multi-year partnership with adidas. The deal was extended in 2022, as the WNFC signed a groundbreaking media deal with Vyre Network to distribute all the league's games.
The league's momentum continues with its partnership with Riddell Sports, Commons, United Sports Brands, and the recent addition of DICK’S Sporting Goods. Visit www.wnfcfootball.com