Mind once again blown by the incompetence of this league / association. It seems they flat out... forgot (?) about the broadcasting rights to the Supercoppa Italiana and Coppa Italia in Australia.
I had to watch the Supercoppa on a tiny screen in my Bet365 mobile app, same for the Coppa Italia games this morning.
This is of course, fucking hilarious for a first world country and one with a decent viewership of Serie A. And the best part is, you know it's purely out of incompetence. In previous seasons the Supercoppa and Coppa Italia games were livestreamed on the official Serie A youtube channel and I hear they're doing so again in the Middle East. So, what.. this year they just decided not to include Oceania?
Last season there was a fiasco where the broadcast rights for Serie A weren't finalized until like, a day or two before the first game of the season. This season they cut it even closer and the rights weren't confirmed until 9 hours before game 1. Next season I can only imagine they'll start broadcasting Serie A from minute 29 of Matchday 8.
Despite paying nearly $60 per month in official streaming services, there is still no authorized or licensed way for me to watch the Coppa Italia in this country. Just fucking amazing.