Fifa launches tender for national-team rights in Finland

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has today (October 9) issued a tender in Finland for media rights to its national-team competitions, including the 2022 men’s World Cup.

The tender covers rights to: the 2022 men’s World Cup, editions of the U17 and U20 World Cups, the U17 and U20 women’s World Cups, the Futsal World Cup and the Beach Soccer World Cup.

Organisations wishing to participate in the process can request the ITT by email from Following a question and answer period (from October 9-25), bids must be made by 3pm CET on October 29.

In July 2017, Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE acquired rights to the 2017 Confederations Cup, the 2018 men’s World Cup, and the 2019 women’s World Cup.