E-Media appeals to competition regulator over World Cup rights in Senegal

Ex-Qatar footballer Adel Ahmed MalAllah shows Senegal name during 2022 Fifa World Cup draw in Doha (Photo by Marcio Machado/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images)

Senegalese media group E-Media has filed an appeal with the competition commission of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) over the award of 2022 Fifa World Cup rights in Senegal.

E-Media continues to challenge a deal between Senegalese public broadcaster RTS and New World TV, the Togo-based satellite broadcaster that holds the tournament’s free-to-air and pay-television rights in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa.

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