Turkish Football Federation to launch new Süper Lig rights tender

The Turkish Football Federation has unveiled plans for a new tender for rights to the Süper Lig and 1. Lig, the top two divisions of the domestic game.

The rights are set to be made available for five seasons, running from 2017-18 to 2021-22, and will be split into four packages.

The TFF has given estimated values to each of the packages. Package A has been valued at $425m (€385m), B at $45m, C at $15m and D at $495m.

Companies interested in the rights will be able to submit their initial interest to the TFF on Friday before the tender process commences in earnest on November 21.

Pay-television operator Digiturk currently holds the rights to the Süper Lig. It's agreement runs through the 2016-17 season and is worth $450m per year.