FIFA has opened an invitation to tender (“ITT”) in the territories listed below for the media rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ as well as the 2019 editions of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the FIFA U-20 World Cup, and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.
These media rights will cover TV, internet, mobile and radio transmissions.
The Rights will cover broadcast Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo-Brazzaville, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, eSwatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé & Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo , Uganda, Zambia
This tender process will allow FIFA to select the media companies that are best placed to secure the required transmission commitments and to achieve FIFA’s objectives of reaching the widest possible audience and providing a high-quality viewing experience for fans.
Media companies or organisations wishing to participate in the tender process can request the ITT by email from Sub-Sahara-Media-Rights@fifa.org. Requests must specify the name of the company and the job title and name of the representative responsible for the tender process. Following a question-and-answer period (09:00 CET, 12 March – 17:00 CET, 1 April 2019), submissions to FIFA must be received by 10:00 CET on 2 April 2019.
Through the sale of media rights for its football tournaments, FIFA generates income which is essential to support and develop football around the world, for instance through the FIFA Forward Football Development Programme.