CBS Sports Enters Deal With Concacaf For U.S. English Language Rights
CBS Sports has reached an agreement with The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football(Concacaf).
CBS Sports’ multi-platform agreement for exclusive U.S. English-language rights to broadcast Concacaf national team properties including Concacaf Qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, the Concacaf Men’s Nations League and the Concacaf Women’s Nations League.
ViacomCBS’ Paramount+ will present more than 200 Concacaf national team matches live, including at least 80 Concacaf Women’s World Cup Qualifying matches and more than 100 Concacaf Women’s Nations League contests. Select matches will be available to air on CBS Sports linear platforms.
CBS Sports’ subscription streaming service will also deliver the extensive lineup of live soccer on Paramount+ including coverage of nearly 80 Concacaf Men’s World Cup Qualifiers for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ previously announced last month.
Philippe Moggio, Concacaf General Secretary said “We are extremely pleased to begin this new partnership with CBS Sports which starts with our first ever Concacaf Nations League Finals and includes our game changing new women’s national team competitions. CBS Sports has an excellent track record of delivering outstanding live sports coverage, and their new Paramount+ platform is increasingly popular with fans. We look forward to working together to elevate men’s and women’s national team football in the Concacaf region.”
Jeffrey Gerttula, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS Sports Digital said “We are excited to continue the expansion of CBS Sports’ soccer portfolio across both the men’s and women’s game, and look forward to delivering competitive Concacaf national team action on Paramount+ and CBS Sports platforms. Paramount+ has truly become a year-round soccer destination, attracting a growing fanbase that’s hungry to watch the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams along with a variety of international soccer competitions.”