The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Infront France, AMP Visual, Globecast and Mediapro to provide broadcast services for 2022-23.
The events include the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Cameroon 2021, CAF Champions League, CAF Confederation Cup and AFCON Cote d’Ivoire 2023.
Due to kick off in January, the rescheduled AFCON 2021 will see CAF work with host broadcaster CRTV in Cameroon to deliver a wide range of services to broadcasters around the world.
Following a tender process in October 2021, contracts were awarded to Infront France (broadcaster liaison and coordination), AMP Visual (graphics services), Mediapro (host broadcast consultancy and services) and Globecast (satellite services).
CAF general secretary Veron Mosengo-Omba said: “Quality TV production is one of the key elements in delivering world-class events. For CAF to reach the next level, it is important to ensure that we have world-class skills and expertise.”
Infront France MD Jean-François Jeanne added: “Our offering to CAF and its broadcasters has a reputation of high quality and this forms the backbone of our latest agreement for the upcoming AFCON. The team we have established and the output from past events has created a new benchmark on the continent and we have high hopes to exceed those in 2022, beginning with this tournament.”
Infront global head of football Andreas Kaeshammer said: “This agreement is another signal that Infront continues to see significant growth opportunities in Africa and the continent remains a strategic priority for us. As one of Africa’s top rightsholders we have a responsibility and commitment to provide the best service to all stakeholders and we look forward to continue working alongside CAF to deliver a superior product to football fans in Africa and beyond.”