Conmebol, the governing body for South American football, is hoping for a solid increase in the value of its global Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana commercial rights.
The Chilean football federation has earned a slight increase in the value of its national team friendly and qualifier matches in a new deal with Chilevisión.
The Brazilian football confederation has appointed the Synergy Sports agency to manage the sale of media rights to its national team matches. The move represents the first time the confederation, the Confederação Brasileira de Futebol, will sell its rights via an agency.
Ecuador’s football federation says it is unconcerned about its recent deal with GolTV, despite the pay-television broadcaster delaying payments in its equivalent agreement with the Venezuelan football federation.
Weak offers from broadcasters focused on other properties have delayed the award of 2017 Fifa Club World Cup rights in Latin America.
The summer of 2017 will prove a critical period in determining where major football rights in Brazil will end up for the next few years.
Latin America’s major media groups are competing to take ownership of Chile’s successful football league channel, Canal del Fútbol.
Two of Peru’s major broadcasters have recouped about 15 per cent of their spend on domestic top-tier football rights in a sublicensing deal with Latina
Mexican club Chivas Guadalajara has returned to media group Televisa less than a year after choosing to go it alone with in-house OTT platform Chivas TV.