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Flow Sports and SportsMax to split Uefa club competition rights in Caribbean

Pay-television broadcasters Flow Sports and SportsMax have agreed deals to share rights to club football competitions the Uefa Champions League and Europa League in the Caribbean.

Under the three-season deal, which runs from 2018-19 to 2020-21, the two broadcasters will equally share all games. SportsMax is an incumbent partner of the Champions League, while Flow Sports will broadcast Uefa club competitions for the first time.

James Tooke, senior vice-president of media and content for telecommunications company Cable & Wireless – parent company of Flow Sports – said: “The new deal significantly increases the number of Uefa Champions League matches available to Caribbean fans, meaning our viewers can watch more great football wherever, whenever.”

In other news, Uefa has launched a host of tenders for rights to the Champions League and Europa League.

In-flight and in-ship rights are being marketed through to 10am CET on January 23. Rights in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam are being tendered through to 10am CET on February 1.

The tenders cover the three seasons from 2018-19 to 2020-21 and include the Super Cup games in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The sales process is being administered on behalf of Uefa by Team Marketing, Uefa’s exclusive marketing agency for media and commercial rights relating to its club competitions.