The NASL has ended its relationship with TSN and is taking its Canadian streaming services in-house.
The league will announce Thursday that all FC Edmonton and Ottawa Fury road games will be streamed on the teams’ respective websites. For Ottawa, this is just a confirmation of a practice that was already in place — but, it’s new for Eddies’ supporters.
As well, games involving two American-based NASL teams will be made available to Canadian viewers through the league’s official website, NASL.com. That service launches this weekend These games will be geoblocked, so only users with Canadian IP addresses can access them.
There is one exception: New York Cosmos home games belong to OneWorld Sports, and exist outside this streaming package.
This will be welcome news to Canadian NASL fans, who have suffered through a broadcast arrangement that has been frustrating, to say the least. At the start of the season, the league announced that all FC Edmonton and Ottawa Fury road games would be streamed via TSN GO. But, viewers were continually frustrated when they’d go to the TSN site to find the games, and then find that they weren’t being offered, after all.
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