CAF (Confederation of African Football)

German pay-television broadcaster Sportdigital Fussball has continued expanding its portfolio with the addition of African qualifying matches for the 2022 Fifa World Cup

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has acquired exclusive media rights for at least 60 African qualifying matches for the 2022 Fifa World Cup, with a focus on the PALOP (Portuguese-speaking…

The African Union of Broadcasting, the body of free-to-air broadcasters, has secured a deal with Fifa for free-to-air rights to qualifying matches for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in 17 countries in sub-Saharan…

The African Union of Broadcasting, the body of free-to-air broadcasters, has said that a total of 25 of its broadcast affiliates have already committed to showing the Africa Cup of Nations, which takes …

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired rights in sub-Saharan Africa to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) national team football tournament

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has agreed its first media-rights deal covering nine markets, as it picks up exclusive rights to the Confederation of African Football’s qualifying competition matches f…

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has budgeted for a loss of $13.6m (€11.2m) in the 2020-21 period as the shifting of the flagship Africa Cup of Nations to January 2022 takes its toll.

The Confederation of African Football has issued an invitation to tender for broadcast services related to its various competitions, including its flagship Africa Cup of Nations in 2021

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has rejected Lagardère Sports’ application for interim emergency measures in the agency’s dispute with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over the …

Ahmad Ahmad, the president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf), has refused a request from the Lagardère Sports agency to address the recent termination of the two parties’ agreement at the or…

World football’s governing body Fifa has launched an invitation to tender process for the centralised broadcast rights to all matches in the second round of qualifying, as well as the third-round play-offs, o…

Frank Dunne and Callum McCarthy take a look at the implications of the dispute between the Confederation of African Football and its global sales agency Lagardère Sports.

Live coverage of South Africa’s qualifying match for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations was streamed yesterday (Thursday) on Facebook after SuperSport, the pay-TV broadcaster and rights-holder, said it was u…

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) today strongly defended its move to terminate Lagardère Sports’ 12-year global media and sponsorship rights contract, describing it as a “legal consequence” of rec…

The immediate economic impact of the move by the Confederation of African Football to cancel its global media and sponsorship rights agreement with the Lagardère Sports agency was today outlined by Lagardère, a…

Lagardère, the France-based conglomerate, has said it will contest the Confederation of African Football’s decision to cancel its global media and sponsorship rights agreement with the Lagardère Sports age…

The success of Fifa’s centralisation of media rights to World Cup qualifiers involving African nations depends almost entirely on two deals: one covering the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) and a pan-regional deal for sub-Saharan Africa. About 95 per cent of the value of the rights is generated by these two markets, but both are highly problematic.