/Mediapro says awarded Qatar World Cup broadcasting rights by FIFA

Mediapro says awarded Qatar World Cup broadcasting rights by FIFA


The logo of the Spain’s Mediapro media group is seen during a news conference after winning most of the TV rights of the French soccer Ligue 1 championship, in Paris, France, May 31, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s multimedia group Mediapro said on Friday the world football governing body FIFA awarded it the broadcasting rights for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The Chinese-owned company, which is based in Spain, aims to launch a TV channel with 24 hours of soccer content in Spain.

Reporting by Andres Gonzalez, editing by Andrei Khalip

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