Long-term partnership to deliver greater than 1,500 hours of nationwide staff soccer to US broadcaster.
- Deal additionally consists of three editions of Women’s Copa America, in addition to World Cup and Olympic qualifiers
- Fox Sports soccer portfolio already consists of Fifa World Cup, Fifa Women’s World Cup and Concacaf Gold Cup
Fox Sports has secured rights within the United States to a raft of nationwide staff soccer tournaments that includes South American nations by way of a brand new six-year broadcast deal with Conmebol.
The partnership kicks off with the English-language rights to this summer time’s rescheduled Copa America, which is going down in Argentina and Colombia from twelfth June till twelfth July.
All advised, Fox Sports’ settlement with South American soccer’s governing physique will present the community with greater than 1,500 hours of nationwide staff soccer protection over the course of the partnership.
Other highlights of the deal embody rights to the following three editions of the Women’s Copa America and the boys’s Copa America in 2024, in addition to males’s and ladies’s qualifiers for each the Fifa World Cup and Olympic Games. The settlement additionally covers Conmebol seashore soccer and futsal, as well as to youth staff qualifiers.
The deal doesn’t embody rights to Conmebol qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar, which have been recently picked up by streaming service FuboTV.
“Fox Sports has an excellent reputation for presenting and promoting world-class football events across its platforms,” stated Conmebol president Alejandro Domínguez. “They have been instrumental in growing the game in the United States, and we are thrilled to partner with them to bring the excitement of Conmebol’s 2021 Copa America to the fans in the same manner they’ve been able to do so with the men’s and women’s World Cups.”
The addition of the Copa America brings one other worldwide soccer match to Fox Sports’ portfolio, which already consists of rights to the boys’s and ladies’s Fifa World Cups, in addition to the Concacaf Gold Cup.
Mark Silverman, president of nationwide networks for Fox Sports, added: “Conmebol is the perfect addition to Fox Sports’ elite slate of international soccer properties. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to grow the game in the US by showcasing some of the best men’s and women’s teams and players from around the world as they suit up for top international competition.”