While the extension of the contract between France Télévisions and the French Football Federation for the broadcasting of the Coupe de France was expected, the presence of beIN Sports replacing Eurosport was made official this Sunday. By a statementthe Federation has indeed confirmed that these two media will be the official broadcasters of the only national cup between 2022 and 2026.
She specifies that this broadcast will begin for the 32nd finals of the 2022 edition which will take place on January 8. Currently in Qatar to follow the French team at the World Cup, the president of the Federation Noël Le Graët said to himself ” satisfied with this new partnership with France Télévisions and BeIN Sports, which confirms the attractiveness of the most popular and unifying competition in French football. »
The end of a complicated situation
While the Ligue 2 clubs entered the fray in the 7th round at the end of October, the FFF had not yet managed to reach a financial agreement with its former broadcasters, France Télévisions and Eurosport. She therefore had to tinker, broadcasting certain meetings herself on her FFF TV platform.