IMG will be the sole distributor of international media rights of the next two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.
IMG has become the sole distributor for 85 of the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) territories between 2023 and 2025.
The agreement, announced on Monday (11 December), sees IMG win exclusivity to distribute the international media rights of events in 85+ CAF countries. The deal does not include territories in the Middle East and North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and other selected areas.
The arrangement secures IMG the management of broadcast deals ahead of the next two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
The tournament will be held in the Ivory Coast early next year and then Morocco in 2025. IMG also holds the rights to the qualifiers for the next two editions of Africa’s most prestigious international competition.
Other events included in IMG’s deal are the Women’s AFCON in 2024, as well as the CAF Champions League.
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