Mexican Cinema chain grabs World Cup rights

24 March 2014 | Posted in Broadcast, Soccer, Central America, | By Ian McPherson

Mexican Cinema chain grabs World Cup rights

Cinema chain Cinepolis has acquired a package of broadcast rights for this summer’s Fifa World Cup and will screen games across 70 Mexican cities.

The Morelia-headquartered firm acquired the rights in a sub-licensing deal with Grupo Televisa, according to TV Sports Markets. The agreement covers 30 matches from the tournament, including the opening match between hosts Brazil and Croatia on 12th June. 

Cinepolis will also broadcast Mexico’s group stage games with Cameroon, Brazil and Croatia, the semi-finals and the final on 12th July.

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