ITT under way for LaLiga rights in sub-Saharan Africa to 2024
LaLiga, the top Spanish soccer league, has launched an invitation to tender for rights in sub-Saharan Africa for four years starting with the 2020-21 season.
The ITT, issued last night, covers 50 countries, including prominent markets such as Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa, and is being overseen by Mediapro, the league's official agency partner for the distribution of international rights.
Interested parties have until 25 June to make queries to clarify points relating to the tender, and bids must be submitted by a deadline of 2 July.
Rights are on offer for the 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24 LaLiga seasons in the following territories: Angola; Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Comoros; Congo; Democratic Republic of Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gabon; The Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Côte d'Ivoire; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mayotte; Mozambique ;Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Réunion; Rwanda; Saint Helena and Ascension; Sao Tome and Principe; Senegal; Socotra; Sierra Leone; Seychelles; South Africa; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; and Zimbabwe.
Arabic-language rights in Chad, Mauritius and Sudan are excluded from the tender.
Questions related to the ITT can be directed to LaLiga by email at email@example.com.
Last June, Mediapro retained international rights to LaLiga for a further five years, to the end of the 2023-24 season, in a deal worth nearly €4.5 billion ($5.1 billion).