Concacaf nets Verizon rights deal

US telco Verizon has agreed a wide-ranging media-rights partnership with the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf).

As part of the deal, the length of which was not disclosed, a host of Concacaf tournaments will be available across Verizon’s digital platforms.

Verizon will have exclusive English-language rights to distribute multiple tournaments, including the Concacaf Champions League and Concacaf League club competitions in the US. Selected tournaments will also be available in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Coverage will be showcased across platforms such as Yahoo Sports, go90 and Complex. As well as the Champions League, Concacaf said that the deal includes more than 15 other tournaments.