Mediapro acquires Paraguayan National Team’s TV rights until 2022

Robert Harrison, Head of the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) ran an agreement with the Spanish telecommunications company Mediapro, focused on transferring it the Paraguayan National Team’s international TV rights from its matches during Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifyings step.

Transferring right’s is valued at more than USD 15 million (VAT included). ‘This is the first time that the Paraguayan National Team’s international TV rights transferring has been developed externally’, the organization informed. Harrison decided to order the company Binder Dijker Otte (BDO), an international network focused on accounting, taxes, consulting and business consulting companies, to supervise the entire awarding process.   

Once the Paraguayan National Team’s international business is awarded to Mediapro, the APF will need to find a local TV channel to broadcast its matches for the Paraguayan population. Procedure will also be developed through a bidding process with the BDO company, according to information from the APF.