The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named the broadcast service suppliers for its events, including two editions of the top-tier African Cup of Nations competition, during the 2022-23 period.

The firms appointed are Infront France, the regional subsidiary of the international sports marketing agency, for broadcaster liaison and coordination; French production company AMP Visual for graphics services; Spanish production firm and rights agency Mediapro for host broadcast consultancy and services; and media and content management solutions provider Globecast for satellite services.

The events at which they will provide their services include the 2021 (delayed to next year) and 2023 editions of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) national team tournament, the CAF Champions League top-tier continental club teams tournament, and the CAF Confederation Cup second-tier continental club competition, among others.

The announcement follows a tender process that was announced by CAF at the end of October.

The body recently also put the sub-Saharan pay-TV rights for its top-tier competitions until 2023 up for tender.

Veron Mosengo-Omba general secretary at CAF, said: “Quality TV production is one of the key elements in delivering world-class events. For CAF to reach the next level, it is important to ensure that we have world-class skills and expertise. Starting in Cameroon next year, Infront France, AMP Visual, Mediapro, and Globecast, working closely with CRTV, who is our host broadcaster.”

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Andreas Kaeshammer, global head of soccer at Infront, added: “As one of Africa’s top rights-holders, we have a responsibility and commitment to providing the best service to all stakeholders and we look forward to continuing working alongside CAF to deliver a superior product to football fans in Africa and beyond.”