Confederation of African Football (Caf)

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…

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…

World football’s governing body Fifa has announced that it will live stream several of the first round of Confederation of African Football qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup as part of a “landmark” initi…

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.

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.

South African pay-television operator Multichoice is facing the biggest challenge in its 26-year history in the form of a two-pronged regulatory attack on its dominant position in the country’s sports-rights market.

The Confederation of African Football has made good on a two-year-old promise to renegotiate its mammoth global media and marketing rights deal with Lagardère Sports, but not its promise to earn more money for its rights.

Fifa has said that – if Caf hands over centralised rights to World Cup qualifiers – it can double the revenue African football’s governing body currently earns from the property. F

The Confédération Africaine de Football (Caf) has pledged to join other major rights holders in a legal battle against Saudi Arabian pirate channel BeoutQ after mass piracy affected all 36 of the Africa C…

US entertainment company AMC Networks' central Europe division has acquired rights in the Czech Republic to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations national team football tournament

The African Union of Broadcasting has agreed a deal in principle on free-to-air rights in the sub-Saharan region to the 2019 and 2021 editions of the Africa Cup of Nations and other competitions out to…

The Confederation of African Football has launched a tender seeking an agency to commercialise the terrestrial free-to-air broadcast rights in the sub-Saharan region to a range of competitions from 2019…

African football federations have opted to sell media rights to their 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers individually, moving away from the centralised model used for the previous two cycles.

The Confederation of African Football has strongly denied allegations that it contravened competition regulations in awarding a major package of its rights and has refuted claims that president Issa Hayatou has been referred to prosecutors for investigation over the matter.

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has launched an invitation to tender for the host broadcast production rights for a series of its competitions.

The Confederation of African Football, the continental governing body for football in Africa, has agreed a 12-year extension to its media and marketing rights partnership with the Sportfive agency.

The Confederation of African Football has fined the Egyptian Football Association $2m (€1.6m) for violating a broadcast rights agreement during the qualifying competition for the 2014 Fifa World Cup national team tournament.

The Confederation of African Football, the continental governing body for football in Africa, has opened a tender for the media and marketing rights to its 2015 African Under-23 Championship.

Moroccan public-service broadcaster SNRT has acquired rights to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations national team football tournament, which will be hosted in the country next year.

The Confederation of African Football, the continental governing body for football in Africa, has amended its statutes to strengthen its fight against broadcast piracy of its competitions.