SportsNet Canada & CONCACAF deal
CONCACAF/SportsNet Canada in 7 property deal
CONCACAF, the football governing body of North, Central and Caribbean associations, and SportsNet Canada have signed a 4-year / 7-property deal for television, online and mobile distribution. The deal runs through 2016 and includes the following properties which will now air on SportsNet Canada: 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.”