Antenna TV achieves rights to World Cup 2022 |
May 25, 2021
After the tendering process in Greece to acquire the media rights for the 2022 World Cup, FIFA awarded them to Antenna TV.
Antenna TV will report on the tournament daily free of charge. At least 32 games, including the opening game, the quarter-finals, the semi-finals and the final, will be broadcast on the main channel Ant1TV. All 64 matches of the 2022 tournament will be streamed live on Antenna’s platforms in order to achieve FIFA’s goals of creating a large presence for its competitions.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar is the 22nd edition of the competition and the first to take place in November / December.
Jean-Christophe Petit, FIFA Director for Media Rights and Content Services, said: “We are delighted to welcome a new partner for the rights of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Greece. Antenna TV provides full coverage of the event on its linear and digital platforms to ensure that this one-of-a-kind FIFA World Cup is an unforgettable one for all Greek fans. “
Stella Litou, General Manager of Television for the Antenna Group, added: “The securing of exclusive media rights for the largest football tournament in the world proves once again Antenna’s position as the market leader for Greek broadcasts. Television about the 2022 FIFA World Cup supports the vision of Antenna Group Chairman Theodore Kyriakou to bring the highest quality content to our viewers across all of our media and platforms. We are delighted to be the first private TV station in Greece to broadcast this most important football event in the world, offering our viewers the opportunity to broadcast the greatest moments of the greatest football stars on the greatest sports stage for free. ”