Confederations Cup is a an International tournament contested by holders of regional national competitions and last world cup winners. The tournament is held under the banner of “FIFA” and takes place every four year which falls one year before every world cup and hosted by the country which is also hosting World Cup a year later and serve as preparations for the big tournament. The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup takes place in Russia who are hosts for 2018 World Cup as well.
The group stages draw has been confirmed with Russia, New Zealand, Portugal and Mexico in Group A whole world cup winners Germany are joined by Cameroon, Australia and Chile in Group B. 2017 Tournament will take place from 17th June 2017 to 02 July 2017 in 4 different venues across Russia. Today we take a look at broadcasting rights for this event worldwide.
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 TV Coverage: FIFA has announced extensive coverage plans of Confed Cup 2017 and sold rights to mainly terrestrial network (free to air) around the world.
|United States||ESPN to broadcast every Confedetaions Cup game live in the USA on all plateforms. Univision has spanish rights in the USA|
|United Kingdom||BBC to coverage all Confederations game live in the UK and Ireland. They also have mobile and online streaming rights for the BBC iplayer|
|Germany||ARD & ZDF Germany’s free to air network, ARD will produce live coverage of all games in the tournament with Germany commentary. Online streams also availale through official website of ARD|
|Brazil||TV Globo will continue to broadcast major national tournaments in Brazil.|
|Australia & Oceana countries||SBS has covered every FIFA world Cup since 1986 and they will continue to have live coverage rights of World Cup and Confed cups. SBS will also have live coverage in Oceana countries.|
|Portugal||EuroSports EuroSport portugal will have live coverage rights for Confederations Cup in Portugal with portugese commenatary and coverage.|
|Russia||EuroSports Russia have broadcasting rights for confed cup but local channels like RTR & CR1 will also broadcast Russia matches.|
|Mexico||TV Azteca & Televisa to have live coverage of the tournament in Mexico.|
|New Zealand||SBS Australia’s national tv network will also cover Confederations Cup matches live in New Zealand and other Oceana countries..|
|Chile||Television Nacional de Chile (Canal 7)|
|European Countries||EuroSport are the broadcasting partner of FIFA and EuroSport will cover confederations cup in most of the European countries with local coverage.|
|Northern Africa||Al Jazeera has broadcasting rights in Northern African countries like Egypt, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Somalia|
|Southern Africa||SuperSport has exclusive rights for confederations cup 2017 in South Africa and all other african countries (except northern africa)|