2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup

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2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup
2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup.png
2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup logo
Tournament details
Host country  New Zealand
Dates May 30 – June 20
Teams 24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 7 (in 7 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 62 (3.88 per match)
Attendance 131,626 (8,227 per match)
Top scorer(s) Germany Hany Mukhtar
Hungary Bence Mervó
(3 goals)
2013
2017
FIFA U-20 World Cup Trophy

The 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup is the twentieth edition of the U-20 World Cup since its inception in 1977 as the FIFA World Youth Championship. The competition takes place for the first time in New Zealand,[1] the third time on Oceanian soil after Australia staged the 1981 and 1993 editions. A total of 52 matches will be played in seven host cities.[2]

During the first meeting of the local organising committee in January 2013, provisional dates of June 19 to July 11 were given towards hosting of games, with a final decision on stadiums and cities originally meant to be taken in February 2013.[3] Two more postponements then followed.[4][5]

Before the stadium announcements were made, Dunedin City council suggested in January 2013[6] that it would not bid to host matches at Forsyth Barr Stadium unless the costs (an estimated $1m) could be lowered.[7] The stadium will host seven matches there, the last of which being a Round of 16 game.[8]

France are the current champions, after beating Uruguay 4–1 in a penalty shootout in the previous edition's final. However, they will not be able to defend their title as they failed to reach the final round of the UEFA qualifying tournament.[9] In doing so, France became the fourth consecutive incumbent title holder to fail to qualify for the subsequent tournament (see FIFA U-20 World Cup records).

Host selection[edit]

On 3 March 2011, FIFA announced that the tournament would be held in New Zealand.[10] Four countries had officially announced their bids by the time of the deadline.[11]

Venues[edit]

Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, New Plymouth, Wellington and Whangarei are the 7 cities chosen to host the competition.[2]

Auckland Christchurch Dunedin Hamilton
North Harbour Stadium Christchurch Stadium Otago Stadium Waikato Stadium
36°43′37″S 174°42′6″E / 36.72694°S 174.70167°E / -36.72694; 174.70167 (North Harbour Stadium) 43°32′37.32″S 172°36′14.76″E / 43.5437000°S 172.6041000°E / -43.5437000; 172.6041000 (Christchurch Stadium) 45°52′9″S 170°31′28″E / 45.86917°S 170.52444°E / -45.86917; 170.52444 (Otago Stadium) 37°46′52″S 175°16′6″E / 37.78111°S 175.26833°E / -37.78111; 175.26833 (Waikato Stadium)
Capacity: 25,000 Capacity: 18,000 Capacity: 30,748 Capacity: 25,800
North Harbour Stadium East Side.jpg Addington Rugby Stadium.jpg Forsyth Barr Stadium 95.JPG Hamilton 03.jpg
New Plymouth
Wellington
Stadium Taranaki Wellington Regional Stadium
39°4′13″S 174°3′54″E / 39.07028°S 174.06500°E / -39.07028; 174.06500 (Stadium Taranaki) 41°16′23″S 174°47′9″E / 41.27306°S 174.78583°E / -41.27306; 174.78583 (Wellington Regional Stadium)
Capacity: 26,000 Capacity: 36,000
YarrowStadium20101002.jpg Westpac Trust stadium viewed from Wadestown.jpg
Whangarei
Northland Events Centre
35°44′3″S 174°19′46″E / 35.73417°S 174.32944°E / -35.73417; 174.32944 (Northland Events Centre)
Capacity: 24,319

Qualified teams[edit]

In addition to host nation New Zealand, 23 nations will qualify from six separate continental competitions.

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) 2014 AFC U-19 Championship  Myanmar1
 North Korea
 Qatar
 Uzbekistan
CAF (Africa) 2015 African U-20 Championship  Ghana
 Mali
 Nigeria
 Senegal1
CONCACAF (North, Central America & Caribbean) 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship  Honduras
 Mexico
 Panama
 United States
CONMEBOL (South America) 2015 South American Youth Championship  Argentina
 Brazil
 Colombia
 Uruguay
OFC (Oceania) 2014 OFC U-20 Championship  Fiji1
UEFA (Europe) 2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship  Austria
 Germany
 Hungary
 Portugal
 Serbia2
 Ukraine
Host nation  New Zealand
1.^ Teams that will make their debut.
2.^ Serbia make their first U-20 World Cup appearance as an independent nation. The former nation of Yugoslavia was represented in 1979 and 1987.

Schedule and draw[edit]

The schedule of the tournament was unveiled on 20 November 2013.[12] The official emblem of the tournament was also unveiled on the same day.[13]

The final draw was held on 10 February 2015, 17:30 local time, at the SkyCity Grand, Auckland.[14][15] For the draw, the 24 teams were divided into four differing pots:[16]

  • Pot 1: Hosts and continental champions of five confederations (except OFC)
  • Pot 2: Remaining teams from AFC and CAF
  • Pot 3: Remaining teams from CONCACAF and CONMEBOL
  • Pot 4: Remaining teams from OFC and UEFA

As a basic principle, teams from the same confederation could not be drawn against each other at the group stage. As the CAF U-20 Championship was not completed at the time of the draw, a separate draw took place on 23 March 2015 in Dakar, Senegal, at the tournament's conclusion to determine the groups where the 2nd, 3rd and 4th placed CAF teams would play in, to ensure there was no manipulation of games in the qualifying tournament ensuring fairness to all qualified teams.[17][18]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

 New Zealand (Group A)
 Argentina (Group B)
 Qatar (Group C)
 Mexico (Group D)
 Nigeria (Group E)
 Germany (Group F)

 North Korea
 Myanmar
 Uzbekistan
 Mali
 Ghana
 Senegal

 Honduras
 Panama
 United States
 Brazil
 Colombia
 Uruguay

 Fiji
 Austria
 Hungary
 Portugal
 Serbia
 Ukraine

Match officials[edit]

A total of 21 referees, 6 support referees, and 42 assistant referees were selected for the tournament.[19][20]

Confederation Referee Assistant referees Support referee
AFC Japan Ryuji Sato Japan Akane Yagi
Japan Hiroshi Yamauchi
Singapore Muhammad Taqi Aljaafari
Saudi Arabia Fahad Al-Mirdasi Oman Abu Bakar Al-Amri
Saudi Arabia Abdullah Al-Shalawi
South Korea Kim Jong-hyeok South Korea Yoon Kwang-yeol
South Korea Yang Byoung-eun
CAF Egypt Gehad Grisha Eritrea Berhe Tesfagiorghis
Sudan Waleed Ahmed
Ghana Joseph Lamptey
Gabon Eric Otogo-Castane Cameroon Elvis Noupue
Niger Yahaya Mahamadou
Seychelles Bernard Camille Ivory Coast Marius Tan
South Africa Zakhele Siwela
CONCACAF Costa Rica Henry Bejarano Costa Rica Carlos Fernández
Costa Rica Octavio Jara
Honduras Armando Castro
Mexico César Arturo Ramos Mexico Alberto Morín
Mexico Miguel Hernández
Panama Jhon Pitti Panama Gabriel Victoria
Panama Juan Baynes
CONMEBOL Argentina Mauro Vigliano Argentina Ezequiel Brailovsky
Argentina Iván Núñez
Venezuela Jesús Valenzuela
Brazil Ricardo Marques Brazil Bruno Boschilia
Brazil Kléber Gil
Ecuador Roddy Zambrano Ecuador Juan Macias
Ecuador Luis Vera
Uruguay Daniel Fedorczuk Uruguay Nicolás Taran
Uruguay Richard Trinidad
OFC New Zealand Matt Conger New Zealand Simon Lount
Tonga Tevita Makasini
New Zealand Nick Waldron
UEFA Croatia Ivan Bebek Croatia Miro Grgić
Croatia Tomislav Petrović
Israel Liran Liany
Germany Felix Zwayer Germany Marco Achmüller
Germany Thorsten Schiffner
Hungary István Vad Hungary István Albert
Hungary Vencel Toth
Italy Daniele Orsato Italy Lorenzo Manganelli
Italy Mauro Tonolini
Portugal Artur Soares Dias Portugal Alvaro Carvalho
Portugal Rui Barbosa
Romania Ovidiu Hațegan Romania Octavian Şovre
Romania Sebastian Gheorghe
Spain Antonio Mateu Lahoz Spain Pau Cebrián Devis
Spain Roberto Díaz Pérez

Ticketing[edit]

Prior to being released for 'General sale' on June 13, 2014,[21] registered footballers in New Zealand were given 'priority treatment' by allowing them the option to buy tickets from two months earlier.[22]

In the first three months of tickets going on sale to residents, an estimated 25,000 have been sold.[23]

Mascot[edit]

The official mascot of the tournament, a black sheep named Wooliam, was unveiled on 30 November 2014.[24]

Squads[edit]

Each team must name a squad of 21 players (three of whom must be goalkeepers) by the FIFA deadline.[25] Players must be born on or after 1 January 1995.[25] The squads were officially announced by FIFA on 21 May 2015.[26][27]

Group stage[edit]

Stages reached by each team

The winners and runners-up of each group and the best four third-placed teams advance to the round of 16.[25] The rankings of teams in each group are determined as follows:

  1. points obtained in all group matches;
  2. goal difference in all group matches;
  3. number of goals scored in all group matches;

If two or more teams are equal on the basis of the above three criteria, their rankings are determined as follows:

  1. points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  2. goal difference in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  3. number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  4. drawing of lots by the FIFA Organising Committee.

All times are local, New Zealand Standard Time (UTC+12).[28]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  United States (Q) 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 6 Advance to knockout stage
2  Ukraine 2 1 1 0 6 0 +6 4
3  New Zealand (H) 2 0 1 1 0 4 −4 1 Knockout stage or elimination
4  Myanmar 2 0 0 2 1 8 −7 0
Updated to match(es) played on 2 June 2015. Source: FIFA
(H) Host; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.

30 May 2015
13:00
New Zealand  0–0  Ukraine
Report

30 May 2015
16:00
United States  2–1  Myanmar
Tall Goal 17'
Hyndman Goal 56'
Report Y. N. Oo Goal 9'

2 June 2015
13:00
Myanmar  0–6  Ukraine
Report Yaremchuk Goal 51'
Luchkevych Goal 54'
Kovalenko Goal 57'77'
Sobol Goal 68'
Besyedin Goal 71'

2 June 2015
19:00
New Zealand  0–4  United States
Report Rubin Goal 6'83'
Hyndman Goal 33'
Arriola Goal 58'

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Ghana 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Austria 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 4
3  Argentina 2 0 1 1 4 5 −1 1 Knockout stage or elimination
4  Panama 2 0 1 1 3 4 −1 1
Updated to match(es) played on 2 June 2015. Source: FIFA

30 May 2015
16:00
Argentina  2–2  Panama
Correa Goal 14'79' Report Rodríguez Goal 19'
Escobar Goal 84'

30 May 2015
19:00
Ghana  1–1  Austria
Y. Yeboah Goal 90+1' (pen.) Report Gschweidl Goal 50'

2 June 2015
16:00
Austria  2–1  Panama
Hormechea Goal 45+1' (o.g.)
Grubeck Goal 51'
Report Escobar Goal 38'

2 June 2015
19:00
Argentina  2–3  Ghana
Simeone Goal 80'
Buendía Goal 90'
Report B. Tetteh Goal 44'
Aboagye Goal 59'
Y. Yeboah Goal 69' (pen.)

5 June 2015
16:00
Panama  Match 28  Ghana
Report

Group C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Portugal 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 3 Advance to knockout stage
2  Colombia 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 3
3  Qatar 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 0 Knockout stage or elimination
4  Senegal 1 0 0 1 0 3 −3 0
Updated to match(es) played on 31 May 2015. Source: FIFA

31 May 2015
13:00
Qatar  0–1  Colombia
Report Rodríguez Goal 24'
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
Attendance: 7,461
Referee: Matt Conger (New Zealand)

31 May 2015
16:00
Portugal  3–0  Senegal
Martins Goal 1'
Silva Goal 90'
Nuno Goal 90+2'
Report
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
Attendance: 10,362
Referee: César Arturo Ramos (Mexico)

3 June 2015
16:00
Qatar  Match 17  Portugal
Report

3 June 2015
19:00
Senegal  Match 18  Colombia
Report

6 June 2015
13:00
Senegal  Match 29  Qatar
Report

6 June 2015
13:00
Colombia  Match 30  Portugal
Report

Group D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Mali 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 3 Advance to knockout stage
2  Uruguay 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 3
3  Serbia 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 0 Knockout stage or elimination
4  Mexico 1 0 0 1 0 2 −2 0
Updated to match(es) played on 31 May 2015. Source: FIFA

31 May 2015
13:00
Mexico  0–2  Mali
Report A. Traoré Goal 77'
Gbakle Goal 79'
Otago Stadium, Dunedin
Attendance: 4,299
Referee: Felix Zwayer (Germany)

31 May 2015
16:00
Uruguay  1–0  Serbia
Pereiro Goal 56' Report
Otago Stadium, Dunedin
Attendance: 6,048
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

3 June 2015
16:00
Mexico  Match 19  Uruguay
Report

3 June 2015
19:00
Serbia  Match 20  Mali
Report

6 June 2015
16:00
Serbia  Match 31  Mexico
Report

6 June 2015
16:00
Mali  Match 32  Uruguay
Report

Group E[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Hungary 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 3 Advance to knockout stage
2  Brazil 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 3
3  Nigeria 1 0 0 1 2 4 −2 0 Knockout stage or elimination
4  North Korea 1 0 0 1 1 5 −4 0
First match(es) will be played on 1 June 2015. Source: FIFA

1 June 2015
13:00
Nigeria  2–4  Brazil
Success Goal 10'
Yahaya Goal 28'
Report Gabriel Jesus Goal 4'
Judivan Goal 34'82'
Boschilia Goal 59'
Stadium Taranaki, New Plymouth
Attendance: 5,887
Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)

1 June 2015
16:00
North Korea  1–5  Hungary
Choe Ju-song Goal 32' Report Mervó Goal 17'49'82'
Kalmár Goal 33'
Forgács Goal 60'


7 June 2015
17:00
Hungary  Match 33  Nigeria
Report

Group F[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Group stage result
1  Germany 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 3 Advance to knockout stage
2  Honduras 1 1 0 0 4 3 +1 3
3  Uzbekistan 1 0 0 1 3 4 −1 0 Knockout stage or elimination
4  Fiji 1 0 0 1 1 8 −7 0
First match(es) will be played on 1 June 2015. Source: FIFA

1 June 2015
13:00
Germany  8–1  Fiji
Stark Goal 18'27'
Stendera Goal 20' (pen.)
Prömel Goal 23'
Mukhtar Goal 34'40'89' (pen.)
Stefaniak Goal 68'
Report Verevou Goal 48'
Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch
Attendance: 5,296
Referee: Jhon Pitti (Panama)

1 June 2015
16:00
Uzbekistan  3–4  Honduras
Khamdamov Goal 31'
Shomurodov Goal 79'
Urinboev Goal 90+6'
Report Benavídez Goal 4'
Róchez Goal 20'90+2'
Álvarez Goal 49'

4 June 2015
16:00
Honduras  Match 24  Fiji
Report

7 June 2015
14:00
Honduras  Match 35  Germany
Report

7 June 2015
14:00
Fiji  Match 36  Uzbekistan
Report

Ranking of third-placed teams[edit]

The four top ranked third place teams also advance to the round of 16.

Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
1 B  Argentina 2 0 1 1 4 5 −1 1 Knockout stage
2 A  New Zealand 2 0 1 1 0 4 −4 1
3 F  Uzbekistan 1 0 0 1 3 4 −1 0
4 C  Qatar 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 0
5 D  Serbia 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 0
6 E  Nigeria 1 0 0 1 2 4 −2 0
Updated to match(es) played on 2 June 2015. Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored; 4) lots drawn by FIFA.

† - Drawing of lots required.
Those teams which advance will be placed with the winners of groups A, B, C and D according to a table published in Section 18 of the tournament regulations.[25]

Knockout stage[edit]

In the knockout stages, if a match is level at the end of normal playing time, extra time is played (two periods of 15 minutes each) and followed, if necessary, by a penalty shoot-out to determine the winner, except for the third place match where no extra time is played as the match is played directly before the final.[25]

 
Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 
                           
 
11 June — New Plymouth
 
 
Winner Group E
 
14 June — Hamilton
 
Runner-up Group D
 
Winner Match 44
 
11 June — Hamilton
 
Winner Match 43
 
Winner Group C
 
17 June — Christchurch
 
3rd Group A / B / F
 
Winner Match 45
 
11 June — Whangarei
 
Winner Match 48
 
Runner-up Group B
 
14 June — Wellington
 
Runner-up Group F
 
Winner Match 42
 
10 June — Auckland
 
Winner Match 40
 
Winner Group A
 
20 June — Auckland
 
3rd Group C / D / E
 
Winner Match 49
 
10 June — Wellington
 
Winner Match 50
 
Runner-up Group A
 
14 June — Auckland
 
Runner-up Group C
 
Winner Match 39
 
10 June — Dunedin
 
Winner Match 38
 
Winner Group D
 
17 June — Auckland
 
3rd Group B / E / F
 
Winner Match 47
 
10 June — Wellington
 
Winner Match 46 Third Place
 
Winner Group B
 
14 June — Christchurch 20 June — Auckland
 
3rd Group A / C / D
 
Winner Match 37 Loser Match 49
 
11 June — Christchurch
 
Winner Match 41 Loser Match 50
 
Winner Group F
 
 
Runner-up Group E
 

Round of 16[edit]

10 June 2015
16:00
Winner Group B Match 37 3rd Group A / C / D

10 June 2015
16:00
Winner Group D Match 38 3rd Group B / E / F

10 June 2015
19:30
Runner-up Group A Match 39 Runner-up Group C

10 June 2015
19:30
Winner Group A Match 40 3rd Group C / D / E

11 June 2015
16:00
Runner-up Group B Match 42 Runner-up Group F

11 June 2015
19:30
Winner Group F Match 41 Runner-up Group E

11 June 2015
19:30
Winner Group C Match 43 3rd Group A / B / F

11 June 2015
19:30
Winner Group E Match 44 Runner-up Group D

Quarter-finals[edit]

14 June 2015
13:00
Winner Match 44 Match 45 Winner Match 43

14 June 2015
13:00
Winner Match 37 Match 46 Winner Match 41

14 June 2015
16:30
Winner Match 39 Match 47 Winner Match 38

14 June 2015
16:30
Winner Match 42 Match 48 Winner Match 40

Semi-finals[edit]

18 June 2015
16:00
Winner Match 45 Match 49 Winner Match 48

17 June 2015
19:30
Winner Match 47 Match 50 Winner Match 46

Third place match[edit]

20 June 2015
13:30
Loser Match 49 Match 51 Loser Match 50

Final[edit]

20 June 2015
17:00
Winner Match 49 Match 52 Winner Match 50

Goalscorers[edit]

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 Own Goal

Source: FIFA.com[29]

Video replay trialing[edit]

If the proposal goes ahead, this would be the first tournament where a video referral system allowing a coach/manager to challenge a refereeing decision could be implemented.[30][31] A final decision will be made by the International Football Association Board.

Official Song[edit]

Broadcasters[edit]

The broadcasting rights – covering television, radio, internet and mobile coverage – for the tournament were sold to media companies in each individual territory either directly by FIFA, or through licensed companies or organisations

America[edit]

TyC/TyC Sports (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
DirecTV (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
DirecTV (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
TV Globo (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
TSN / RDS / CTV (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
DirecTV (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
DirecTV (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
RCN (Internet, Radio, TV)[32]
Caracol (Internet, Radio, TV)[32]
DirecTV (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
TVJ (Television Jamaica) (Matches broadcast on free-to-air channel TVJ and on it's cable channel TVJSN)
Televisa (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
DirecTV (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Latina (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Canal 10 (Internet, Radio, TV)[32]
Canal 4 (Internet, Radio, TV)[32]
Canal 12 (Internet, Radio, TV)[32]
NBCUniversal/Telemundo (Internet, Mobile, TV)[32]
FOX/Fox Sports (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Futbol de primera (Radio)[32]
DirecTV [32]

Europe[edit]

Almost every European country have Eurosport with broadcasting rights at Internet, Mobile and TV but not for Radio[32]

Eurosport (Internet, Mobile, TV)[32]
Eurosport (Internet, Mobile, TV)[32]
Eurosport (Internet, Mobile, TV)[32]

Oceania[edit]

SBS Australia (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Sky Sport to broadcast all 52 matches of FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand.[33]

Asia[edit]

Ariana TV (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Multi Screen Media (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Multi Screen Media (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
M-League Marketing Sdn Bhd (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
LeTV Sports Culture Develop (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Multi Screen Media (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
PT Inter-Sports Marketing(Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Dentsu Inc (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Fuji TV (TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Seoul Broadcasting System (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
LaosTV (TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
M-League Marketing Sdn Bhd (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Multi Screen Media (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Shwe Than Lwin Media Company Ltd (Radio, TV)[32]
Multi Screen Media (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Multi Screen Media (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Al Kass (TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
Seoul Broadcasting System (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
MBC Korea (Radio, TV)[32]
Multi Screen Media (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
BEC-TERO Entertainment Public Company Limited (Internet, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]
beIN MEDIA GROUP (Internet, Mobile, Radio, TV)[32]

Africa[edit]

beIN MEDIA GROUP is the only one broadcaster with rights on Africa (as March 25th, 2015) and it also has the rights for all four; Internet, Mobile, Radio and TV.[32]

  • The African countries that have Media Rights Licensees so far are:
Algeria, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan & Tunisia.

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