The group L'Équipe announced on Monday that it had acquired the French TV rights for the next two editions of the League of Nations and the qualifications for Euro-2024 and the World Cup-2026, with the exception of the matches of the France team. . "More than 1,000 European football matches" will be broadcast on the L'Équipe channel and the sports daily platforms by 2026, explains the L'Équipe group in a press release, referring to an "optimized agreement" compared to the previous contract signed with UEFA, organizer of European selection competitions.
The L'Équipe channel had already been broadcasting the League of Nations since its first edition in 2018, and also had TV rights for qualifying for Euro-2020 and the World Cup-2022. These rights do not include the matches of the French team in these events, put on sale separately and purchased by TF1 and M6 with regard to the 2022-2023 Nations League starting next week. The final phase of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be broadcast in France by TF1 and beIN Sports, from November 21 to December 18.