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Futbol de Primera Radio Retains the Spanish Language Rights to FIFA’S World Cup 2018/2022

October 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Specials

Fútbol de Primera Radio is proud to announce that it has acquired the
exclusive terrestrial and satellite radio rights in the Spanish language
for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups to be held in Russia and Qatar
respectively.

After lengthy negotiations, FIFA again decided to award the radio
rights to the radio home of soccer in the United States, Fútbol De
Primera Radio.  FDP Radio has broadcast the past three FIFA World Cups
(’02, ’06, ’10) and Fútbol De Primera’s Mundialista team led by Andres
Cantor will also be broadcasting the exclusive Spanish language radio
coverage live from FIFA´s World Cup Brazil 2014.  With the conclusion
of 2022 World Cup, FDP Radio will have been FIFA´s Official Radio
Partner in the United States for twenty years.

“This is a joyous moment and one of which I am extremely proud of.
Having retained the rights amongst such fierce competition, only speaks
to Fútbol de Primera´s credibility and track record in the Hispanic
media space in the United States,” Andrés Cantor, Chairman of Fútbol
de Primera stated.

“I want to thank FIFA for its continued trust in our company and for
recognizing our strong radio network of 100 radio affiliates throughout
the United States. ¨Alex Gutman, Co- Chairman of Futbol de Primera
radio said.

FIFA’s Official Statement:
http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1530715/index.html

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