Fox Sports scores Cup of Nations rights in Italy

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports has acquired rights in Italy to the next two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations national team football tournament.

The agreement takes in the 2017 Cup of Nations, which is scheduled to run from January 21 to February 12 in Gabon, along with the 2019 tournament, which will be hosted by Cameroon.

The Cup of Nations rights are part of a wider package of Confederation of African Football rights, including club competitions the Champions League and Super Cup, under-20 and under-23 national team tournaments and qualifiers for Cameroon 2019.