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O2 TV lands Czech rights to Copa América

Czech pay-television broadcaster O2 TV has acquired rights to this year’s Copa América national team football tournament.

The broadcaster’s O2 TV Sport and O2 TV Football channels will show all 26 matches from the competition, which takes place in Brazil from June 14 to July 7.

The deal bolsters O2 TV’s football-rights portfolio, which already includes the top tier of the domestic game and the Uefa Champions League.

Chile is the defending Copa América champion having lifted the trophy at the 2016 event in the US. Ten South American teams will be joined at this year’s tournament by invitational teams Japan and Qatar.

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