TFF and beIN remove FX barrier in renegotiated rights deal

TFF president Nihat Özdemir, Turkish sports minister Mehmet Kasapoğlu and beIN CEO Yousef Al-Obaidly (Credit: TFF)

The Turkish Football Federation and pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group have renegotiated the terms of the final two years of their Turkish Süper Lig media rights agreement, bringing to an end a lengthy spell of talks between the two parties.

SportBusiness understands that the new agreement will see beIN pay a fixed amount in Turkish lira, thus removing the element of currency fluctuation which has plagued the deal since it began in 2017-18.

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