Mediaset, Footters to cover Segunda División B promotion race

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has sold rights to the season-ending promotion race in the third-tier Segunda División B to commercial broadcaster Mediaset and streaming platform Footters.

The matches in the promotion phase of the Segunda División B will take place from May 25 to June 30.

A total of 16 teams will take part in two-legged ties during this period: Fuenlabrada, Racing Santander, Atlético Baleares, Recreativo de Huelva, Ponferradina, Ud Logroñés, Hércules, Cartagena, Atlético de Madrid B, Mirandés, Villarreal B, Melilla, Castilla, Barakaldo, Cornellà and Badajoz.

The federation has not specified how the games will be split between Mediaset and Footters, but according to local media outlet Palco23, Mediaset-operated channel Cuatro will have the first two picks while Footters will show the rest.

Footters will also cover some promotion play-offs from the Tercera División to the Segunda División B. The streaming platform will show the home matches of clubs it is already associated with: Lealtad, Marino de Luanco, Caudal Deportivo, CD Covadonga, Escobedo, Laredo, CD Cayón, Portugalete, At. Horta, AE Prat, Alcobendas, Aradina, AD Ceuta, Utrera, ED Churra, Cacereño, Moralo, Peña Sport, Mutilvera, Beti Kozkor, Haro Deportivo, Náxara, SD Logroñes and Illueca.

The deal marks an extension of a previous agreement signed between the RFEF and Footters in November.