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Coupang pays big uplift to take AFC rights from 2025-28

South Korean e-commerce company Coupang secured exclusive Asian Football Confederation rights from 2025 to 2028 after agreeing to pay a significant uplift.

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Inside this issue, we take a look at how the ubiquity of streaming and the rise of WFH lifestyles has turned the Uefa Champions League’s daytime window in the US into a blessing, helping Relevent Sports Group more than double its media rights value from 2024-25 onward. There’s plenty more, including an analysis of the dispute between CAF and beIN, following the former’s decision to cancel its 12-year, $415m deal with the broadcaster.