The next Women’s Football World Cup, which begins on July 20, should be co-broadcast by M6 and France Télévisions. A news that delights the Minister of Sports.
The Minister of Sports, Amelie Oudea-Casteradescribed as “nice proposal» That made to Fifa by the M6 and France Télévisions channels to broadcast the Women’s World Cup (July 20-August 20) still without a scheduled broadcast just over a month before the event.
“I’m really hopeful that in the next few hours or in the next half-days, we’ll manage to land on a global agreement“, she said on RTL Tuesday. “Negotiations are progressing well, a good offer has been made by France Télévisions and M6“, did she say.
“Fifa will have a great proposal on the table, now it’s up to them“, she launched. “We are not very far from an agreement“, she ured, recalling that women’s sport is only the subject of 5% of retransmissions in France.
The World Cup will start on July 20 in Australia and New Zealand and no TV channel has yet acquired the broadcasting rights in France, as in other European countries, for lack of a financial agreement. At the end of April, Fifa explained that it “did not intend to sell off this competition“.
The president of the FFF, Philippe Diallo, had spoken on Saturday of a close outcome and “announcements in the hours and days to come“. The Minister of Sports has also “rejoiced» the broadcast of the matches of the French women’s team broadcast on France Télévisions and W9 during the next four seasons (2023-2027), as well as a new agreement until 2029 with Canal+ concerning the championship.