FIFA has opened two invites to tender (ITT) concurrently for the media rights to the FIFA World Cup 2022™ and the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™, FIFA’s flagship males’s and girls’s competitions, in Italy.
The first ITT is for the media rights to the FIFA World Cup 2022™. The second ITT is for the media rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™.
The FIFA World Cup 2022™ would be the twenty second version of the competitors and a novel version, as 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 likely be a really particular setting in which to have fun the sport and its means to join and encourage individuals all over the world. The match will characteristic 32 collaborating groups and 64 matches, providing a extremely aggressive group stage adopted by an thrilling knockout section.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ will likely be collectively hosted by Australia and New Zealand and would be the first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup™ to characteristic a 32-group format, expanded from 24 groups. Since its inception in 1991, the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ has grown exponentially to declare the crown of essentially the most-watched single-sport occasion for girls globally, the latest version – France 2019 – attracting a report viewers of over 1.1 billion viewers, and smashing home viewing figures in many territories.
The tender processes will enable FIFA to choose the media corporations which might be finest positioned to safe the required transmission commitments and to obtain FIFA’s targets of offering broad publicity for its competitions and providing followers a excessive-high quality viewing expertise.
Media corporations or organisations wishing to take part in any of those tender processes can request the ITT by e mail. Interested events ought to contact Italy-Media-Rights@fifa.org
Submissions to FIFA should be obtained by 13:00 CET on Tuesday, 16 February 2021.
Through the sale of media rights for its soccer tournaments, FIFA generates earnings which is important to help and develop soccer all over the world, for occasion by way of the FIFA Forward Football Development Programme.