Concacaf and TelevisaUnivision have agreed to a multi-year rights renewal covering several of the region's most compelling official club and national team competitions. This new agreement is announced on the heels of a record-breaking Concacaf Champions League with a final which have a record 68.741 crowd and a US television audience of 1.5 million.
As part of this new deal, TelevisaUnivision will have the exclusive Spanish language rights in the United States for the 2023, 2024 and 2025 editions of the Concacaf Champions League (CCL). The 2023 edition will be the last in the current format before a major expansion beginning in 2024 which will see the tournament include more teams from across the region and more matches as Concacaf clubs compete to be crowned regional champion and for a berth in the FIFA Club World Cup.
Concacaf's agreement with TelevisaUnivision also includes the Concacaf W Championship, where the region's best eight women's national teams will compete in Monterrey, Mexico, for qualification to the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 and the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games. The deal will also include two editions of the Concacaf Men's U20 Championship, two editions of the Concacaf Men’s U17 Championships, two editions of the Concacaf Beach Soccer Championships, and one edition of the Concacaf Futsal Championship.
“TelevisaUnivision has been an excellent long-term partner for Concacaf and we are extremely pleased with this new agreement. They consistently deliver fantastic coverage of our competitions, and we look forward with great anticipation to continue working together as we head into a hugely positive time for the ongoing growth of the game in Concacaf,” said Victor Montagliani, Concacaf President and FIFA Vice President.
“As the home of soccer in the United States, we are very proud of the continued partnership with Concacaf. The increased relevance and popularity of regional competitions can be seen by the record-breaking crowds at the recent Concacaf Champions League Final which drew millions across our broadcast. Through the newly expanded format and competitions we will offer more soccer to the dedicated fans,” commented Olek Loewenstein, President of Sports Content for TelevisaUnivision.