DAILY NEWS Jan 11, 2013 7:28 AM - 0 comments

Sportsnet Nets Multi-year, Multi-Platform CONCACAF Soccer Deal

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Sportsnet has reached a four-year multi-platform agreement for rights to seven CONCACAF international soccer properties.

The new agreement, running through the 2016 season, includes digital media rights for television, online and mobile for 2013 and 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, CONCACAF Champions League, the Men’s and Women’s Qualifiers for the 2016 Olympic Games, the Men’s and Women’s Under-20 and Under-17 Championships, the CONCACAF Futsal Championship in 2016, and the 2014 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers for the 2015 FIFA World Cup.

“Sportsnet is committed to providing fans with access to premium soccer content, and providing viewers with exceptional broadcast coverage,” said Navaid Mansuri, Vice-President of Finance & Sports Programming, Rogers Media. “The addition of these CONCACAF events to our already robust soccer portfolio ensures more than ever that Canadians will be able to see all of the action of the beautiful game, from everywhere around the world.”

Sportsnet is also an official licensed broadcaster of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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