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FIFA World Cup 2022 – News – FIFA World Cup 2022 media rights awarded in Greece 

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FIFA World Cup 2022™ - News - FIFA World Cup 2022™ media rights awarded in Greece 

Following the tender course of in Greece to accumulate the media rights to the FIFA World Cup 2022™, FIFA has awarded them to Antenna TV. 

Antenna TV will present each day free-to-air protection of the match, with no less than 32 matches, together with the opening match, quarter-finals, semi-finals and remaining, to be proven through its major channel, Ant1TV. All 64 matches of the 2022 match might be accessible reside through Antenna’s platforms, assembly FIFA’s targets of offering massive publicity for its competitions and providing followers a excessive-high quality viewing expertise. 

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ would be the twenty second version of the competitors, and it is going to be distinctive as it is going to be the primary FIFA World Cup™ in the Middle East and the primary to happen in November/December. With extremely-fashionable venues, optimum enjoying situations and a compact occasion footprint, the host nation will present a singular platform to have fun the sport and its capability to attach and encourage folks around the globe. The match will comply with the normal format, with 32 taking part groups and 64 matches, providing a extremely aggressive group stage adopted by an thrilling knockout part. 

FIFA’s Director of Media Rights & Content Services, Jean-Christophe Petit, stated, “We are pleased to welcome a new partner for the FIFA World Cup™ 2022 rights in Greece. Antenna TV will offer extensive coverage of the event on its linear and digital platforms, ensuring that this unique FIFA World Cup is unforgettable for all Greek fans.” 

Through the sale of media rights for its tournaments, FIFA generates revenue which is crucial to help and develop soccer around the globe, for example by means of the FIFA Forward Development Programme.  

Stella Litou, General Manager of Television, Antenna Group, stated: “Securing the exclusive media rights to the biggest football tournament in the world proves, once again, Antenna’s position as the Greek broadcast market leader. Televising the FIFA World Cup 2022™ supports the vision of Antenna Group Chairman, Theodore Kyriakou, to provide content of the highest quality for our viewers, across all our media assets and platforms. We are delighted to be the first private TV channel in Greece to broadcast this, the most important football event in the world, giving our viewers the chance to enjoy, free to air, the greatest moments from football’s biggest stars, on sport’s biggest stage.”

Antenna Group – ANT1 TV 

Antenna Group is a number one worldwide content material, media and leisure organisation, proudly owning and working a various portfolio of world media belongings throughout Europe, the US, Canada and Australia, reaching a mixed viewers in extra of 150 million. 

ANT1 TV, a part of the Antenna Group, is Greece’s main broadcaster. Founded in 1989, as one of many first non-public TV channels, it has developed through the years, and expanded its international footprint over three continents. ANT1 TV has performed an important position in shaping the Greek tv panorama with a technique targeted on the viewer, offering top quality programming, pursuing innovation and creativity, and adapting the perfect international practices to native wants.

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