After the Israeli state radio and television Corporation «Kang» decided to broadcast the matches of world Cup champion not only in Hebrew (channel 11), but in Arabic (channel 33), residents of Israel’s neighboring countries will be able to watch a sporting event of this level in their native language for free without having to pay for broadcast by the Qatari TV channel BeIN Sports.
As reported by Egypt Independent, broadcast the Israeli 33-channel (free channel terrestrial) can be taken in the Palestinian authority, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, and possibly in several other countries in the region such as Saudi Arabia.
The channel will show 47 of the 64 world Cup matches, including all of the key matches of the qualifying tournament, most of the 1/8 and ¼ finals, semi-finals and finals.
The cost of the rights to view the matches of the world Cup, which begins in Russia on June 14, according to the Qatari channel BeIN Sports is $ 45. The channel is in the BeIN group, which is a subsidiary holding Corporation «al-Jazeera». Until now, he had a monopoly to broadcast matches of the FIFA world Cup in Arabic.
Commentators on Egyptian TV said the decision of Israeli corporations and a slap in the face to Qatar. At the same time one of the most popular Egyptian TV presenter Ahmed Moussa warned Egyptians about the danger of watching the matches on Israeli TV, which can include «the promises of the Arab world.» Musa stressed that for him, Israel and Qatar are enemies.
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