Eurosport inks deal for 2013, 2014 FIFA Club World Cup rights

Editor | 16-11-2013

Once an inconvenient distraction to the regular seasons, the FIFA Club World Cup is growing in stature and reflecting this, Eurosport has bought exclusive live TV and digital rights for the next two editions of the football tournament.

Applicable to 36 of its European territories, the deal wil see all matches of both the 2013 and 2014 tournaments broadcast on Eurosport France and Eurosport 2 in 35 northern, eastern and central European territories. Viewers will be able to access the same broadcast on Internet and mobile with the Eurosport Player online TV simulcast service.

The annual FIFA Club World Cup features club champions from FIFAís six continental confederations and the host country. 2013ís teams will include UEFA Championís League winners Bayern Munich, Atletico Mineiro of Brazil; Guangzhou Evergrande FC of China; Al Ahly SC, Egypt; CF Monterrey, Mexico; Auckland City, New Zealand; Raja Casablanca of host nation Morocco.