Sport1 extends Coupe de France deal

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has retained rights for the Coupe de France club football knockout competition under a three-season contract extension.

Sport1 will continue to broadcast the tournament until the end of the 2018-19 season after agreeing the new deal with the French Football Federation.

The deal grants Sport1 rights to at least 19 Coupe de France games per season. Matches will be broadcast on the Sport1 and Sport1+ channels, as well as streamed live online.

This season’s Coupe de France final takes place on Saturday between defending champion Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique de Marseille. It will be shown live on Sport1+.