Canal+ Afrique acquires broadcasting rights for 2014 FIFA World Cup


FIFACanal+ Afrique has announced the acquisition of broadcasting rights for the 2014 FIFA World Cup taking place in Brazil from June 12 to July 13 in Brazil.

The entire competition will be broadcasted on Canal+ channels, with every match being aired live. Canal+ Foot will be fully dedicated to the competition for one month.

“This exceptional commitment is illustrative of the desire of Canal+ Afrique to offer the very best quality of broadcasting to African television viewers, particularly for those countries whose teams have qualified,” said managing director David Mignot.

The broadcast of the competition adds to the football offering of Canal+ in Africa, which includes the French Ligue 1, Barclays English Premier League, Italian Serie A, Spanish La Liga, the two largest European club competitions – the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League – and the Africa Cup of Nations in 2015.


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