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The Asian Football Confederation and the Football Marketing Asia agency are to renegotiate the terms of their landmark, $2.4bn (€2bn) global commercial rights contract covering 2021-28, SportBusiness understands.

CJ ENM’s step back into sport after a near-decade-long hiatus was not enough to save DDMC Fortis from a fee decline in its sale of Asian Football Confederation rights in South Korea for the 2021-24 cycle.

The Confederation of African Football has made good on a two-year-old promise to renegotiate its mammoth global media and marketing rights deal with Lagardère Sports, but not its promise to earn more money for its rights.

Yu Hang, a director at the Football Marketing Asia agency, is leaving the business in the coming months, SportBusiness understands

The Asian Football Confederation has agreed a media-rights deal in five central Asian countries with the Saran Media agency

DDMC Fortis, the agency with the exclusive mandate to market Asian Football Confederation commercial rights in the 2021-28 period, is rebranding as Football Marketing Asia (FMA)

The Asian Football Confederation has announced a media rights deal with digital operator Elta TV in Taiwan that will run from 2021 to 2024