Eurovision Sport Signs New Deal for FIFA Club World Cup


Eurovision Sport, a division of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) that represents Europe’s public service broadcasters, has signed a new agreement with Japan-based Dentsu for exclusive media rights on all platforms to the FIFA Club World Cup 2019 and 2020.

Ensuring wide free-to-air coverage across Europe for the FIFA Club World Cup via EBU member broadcasters, the deal covers a total of 37 territories: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Republic of Ireland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Ukraine.

In the annual FIFA Club World Cup, the current UEFA Champion’s League winner competes against the five other Confederations club champions (plus the host country’s club representative) in an eight-match knockout tournament. FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 runs through Saturday, December 21.

Pascal Fratellia, head of football rights at Eurovision Sport, said: “We are very pleased to sign this new FIFA Club World Cup deal, building on a relationship initiated back in 2011. This agreement provides FIFA and Dentsu with a strong and reliable broadcast commitment from EBU Members and reaffirms our ambition and dedication to showcase premium football competitions free-to-air for fans.”