Telemundo Deportes acquires Fifa Club World Cup rights

Spanish-language sports broadcaster Telemundo Deportes has picked up rights in the United States to the 2017 Fifa Club World Cup and has agreed a deal to show the second leg of the Fifa World Cup play-off between Peru and New Zealand.

Telemundo Deportes will hold the exclusive Spanish-language rights to the Club World Cup, which this year takes place from December 6-16 in the United Arab Emirates.

All matches at the tournament will be broadcast across Telemundo and Universo, as well as streamed live on the Telemundo Deportes En Vivo mobile application and the Telemundo Deportes website.

The 2017 Club World Cup will feature a number of teams from around the world, including Spanish LaLiga giant Real Madrid.

Meanwhile, Telemundo Deportes has secured exclusive Spanish-language rights to tomorrow’s (Wednesday) World Cup play-off second leg between Peru and New Zealand.

Telemundo Deportes will broadcast coverage of the match on Universo.

New Zealand and Peru drew 0-0 in the first leg of the playoff and the winner of the second leg will progress to the group stage at next year’s Fifa World Cup in Russia.