Confidential sources have exclusively told Al Arabiya English that direct negotiations are underway between Saudi Arabia’s General Sports Authority and FIFA for the viewing and broadcasting rights of 22 matches in the 2018 World Cup, which begins next Thursday.
EXCLUSIVE: FIFA, Saudi Sports Authority near decision on World Cup broadcast rights
It is being viewed as strange that a country qualified to the World Cup does not have the rights to broadcast its national team’s matches, the sources said. (Supplied)
Staff writer, Al Arabiya English
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