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The European Broadcasting Union signed off a deal for the Euro 2016 tournament in 26 territories late last month in a contract worth considerably less than its deal for Euro 2012.

BeIN Sports and Abu Dhabi Media are bidding head-to-head for two major football properties in the Middle East and North Africa – England’s Premier League and Uefa’s European Qualifiers.

Europe’s top six national football associations – England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain – have agreed a new system with Uefa for sharing revenues from centrally-sold national team matches, from the 2018-19 season.

The European Broadcasting Union is in advanced stages of negotiations with Uefa over a deal for Euro 2016 football rights in 27 territories, TV Sports Markets understands.

Uefa is understood to be close to a breakthrough in Russia for the rights to its European Qualifiers but still faces big challenges in Germany, where third-party rights remain unsold, and Singapore, where it has not sold any rights.

MP & Silva has paid a significant increase for the rights in Japan to Euro 2016 in a deal finalised last month. The agency now faces a challenge to turn a profit on the deal.

The CAA Eleven agency completed a host of new deals for Uefa European Qualifiers rights at the end of July, with strong results in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus beat competition from main rival beIN Sports to pick up third-party European Qualifier football rights in France earlier this month.

Uefa is on course to earn more than expected from the sale of its European Qualifiers media rights from 2014-15 to 2017-18, according to research conducted by TV Sports Markets with local media sources over the last 12 months.

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