Friday 4th November 2016
The African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) announces that its Executive Council held an extraordinary meeting which was open to all member organizations whose countries have qualified for the 2017 African Cup of Nations on Friday November 4, 2016 at its headquarters in Dakar, Senegal.
The objective of the meeting was to report on the status of the negotiations for the acquisition of broadcasting rights of the 2017 AFCON with the Lagardère Group.
After the first meeting with officials of the Lagardère Group on September 23 and a second on October 12, 2016 in Paris, the negotiations reached a deadlock over the rights acquisition fees as presented on the table below:
|CATEGORY||AMOUNT in Euros|
|A||1 350 000||1 100 000|
|B||700 000||400 000|
|C||500 000||300 000|
|D||100 000||15 000|