Conmebol World Cup qualifiers
The sale of media rights to Conmebol’s 2026 Fifa World Cup qualifying competition is set to be another chaotic sequence of individual agreements by national federations.
Digital pay-television platform FuboTV is looking to diversify its business in the latter half of 2021, acquiring exclusive digital streaming and betting rights in the US to South American qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup.
Potential US buyers baulked at the asking price for media rights to Conmebol’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers, exposing several members of the seven-strong selling consortium to significant losses on their investments.
Mediapro has been confirmed as the winner of global media rights to Bolivia’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers, adding to its collection of qualifiers in the region.
Mediapro is close to a deal for global rights to Bolivia’s home 2022 World Cup qualifiers, but must wait 30 days before its victory can be confirmed. The agency’s bid of $12m (€10.5m),
The Peruvian football federation (FPF) has decided not to follow through with its public threat to strip Gol TV of the international rights to Peru’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers, after the broadcaster finally made an overd…