Next Media secures AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 broadcast rights hinh anh 1Vietnam celebrate winning the AFF Cup 2018. (Photo

Hanoi (VNA) -
The Next Media Solutions JSC announced on April 27 that it had secured the exclusive ownership of AFF Suzuki 2020 broadcast rights in Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.

The value of this contract was not disclosed, however, it is said to be around 5 million USD.

The copyright package bought from the global copyright holder Lagardere Sports includes both free and paid forms on all infrastructure: ground, cable, satellite, internet, internet protocol TV, mobile, radio and public slideshows.

Next Media will have rights to redistribute in the four Southeast Asian countries.

The AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 is the most important tournament for Southeast Asian football.

“The AFF Cup is always an event that receives a warm welcome from the fans in the region. Therefore, Next Media tried to bring the tournament to four countries including Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. With the experience of production and communication that has been affirmed for many years, we will bring the best football experiences to the fans of the countries," said Nguyen Trung Kien, General Director of Next Media.

The AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 is scheduled to take place from October to December this year.
Vietnam are the defending champions. The country won their second AFF Cup trophy in 2018 after ten years by beating Malaysia 3-2 in a two-leg final./.