(Atlanta, GA) - The National Arena League (NAL) announced Wednesday that they have partnered with YouTube. Each game will be streamed live on YouTube during the 2017 season. All games will be streamed for free with the exception of Columbus Lions home games.
“It became quite obvious that YouTube was the viewing platform for the League, stated Director of Broadcasting George Birnbaum. Having YouTube so readily available on smart televisions and devices made the decision easy. There is no other video platform used worldwide that is more known and used than YouTube.”
“I am elated that fans can watch their teams on the road and all season long, said John Gregory, Commissioner of the NAL. Additionally, it is so important to the League that our product can be viewed by anyone, at any time, worldwide.”
The National Arena League is beginning its inaugural season in 2017, kicking off this Friday as the Jacksonville Sharks travel to the Columbus Lions.
To watch NAL games on YouTube, you may do the following: 1) Go to YouTube.com on your smart TV or device, then Live and then Live Sports and look for the graphic of the game you want to watch; 2) Go to NationalArenaLeague.com, go to Fans and then Watch Games Online and look for the graphic of your game; or 3) Go to your team’s social media sites and click on the links each platform provides to you.
To watch Columbus Lions home games via streaming, fans can go to www.columbuslions.net or www.nationalarenaleague.com. Non-customers of the Lions streaming partner, BEAM Cable TV can watch the game for $9.99 per game or $49.99 per season.
About the NAL
The National Arena League (NAL) begins its inaugural season in 2017. Its teams are located from Allentown, PA to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. For more information about the NAL and expansion, go to www.nationalarenaleague.com.