FIFA Moves To Centralise 2022, 2026 World Cup TV Rights


FIFA Moves To centralise 2022, 2026 World Cup TV Rights

By Sampson Adedeji

In order to reorganise Television Right issues in African football, FIFA has decided to centralised the TV rights of 2022 and 2026 World cup qualifiers across the continent.

BSN Sports reports that the TV rights at the just concluded 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt generated a lots of controversies across the continent and beyond.

Fatma Samoura who is in charge of Africa football decided to have a meeting with the member nations over the lingering issues.

At the end it was agreed that the TV right for the next World cup qualifiers should be centralised and money be shared equally among the countries.

The smaller nations applauded the decision while the bigger nations frowned at it.

The 2022 World cup qualifier is expected to commence in July 2020


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