– The international football Federation (FIFA) has signed an agreement with the Central television of China (CCTV), the press service of FIFA on Wednesday.
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According to the contract CCTV was granted exclusive rights to broadcast the 2018 (to be held in Russia – Interfax) and 2022 (Qatar – if).
“China plays an important role in the global development strategy of FIFA. Our close partnership with CCTV, secured a two-stroke this new contract will make the FIFA world Cup more accessible to the Chinese audience, will further enhance the popularity of the game in the country and will support the development of Chinese football”, – quotes the press service of the FIFA Secretary-General of the Fatma the Samur.
CCTV is the largest state and the public broadcaster in China with a coverage of 99% of the population.
World Cup 2018 will be held in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Volgograd, Rostov-on-don, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Sochi, Saransk. The beginning of the tournament in Russia on June 14, the final on July 15. Russia accepts the world championship for the first time.