held United Media Services Company A press conference was held yesterday, Wednesday, to announce the details of the acquisition of channels On Time Sports On the rights to broadcast matches Egypt national team In the African qualifiers for World Cup 2026And the rights to summaries of all African teams’ matches in the qualifiers.
And he announced Amr El-Feki The CEO and Managing Director of the United Company said that an agreement was reached on the rights to broadcast all matches for free, expressing his happiness with the cooperation of the sponsoring companies to broadcast the Egyptian national team’s matches inside and outside the ground.
While Ashraf Salman, Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors, said: “We are implementing the directives of the political leadership to develop sports work and sports media in Egypt,” noting that the United Company’s efforts aim to make the Egyptian people happy, with its keenness to provide them with the greatest services for free.
While Osama Al-Sheikh, Head of the Sports Channels Sector at the United Company, confirmed: “Completing this agreement after a long negotiation with FIFA is a major achievement, especially with On Time Sports channels obtaining the television broadcast rights for 273 matches in the African qualifiers for the World Cup.”
And it happened On Time Sports channels Under this agreement, we have the right to broadcast all matches on television Egyptian team in World Cup qualifiers Inside and outside the ground, the agreement also included the rights to display summaries of all African teams’ matches in the remaining qualifying groups, and a number of other special commercial rights..
The Africa World Cup qualifiers began on November 15, and will conclude in October 2025. The Egyptian team is in the first group, which includes the teams of Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, and Guinea.
The 54 African teams were divided into 9 groups, each group containing 6 teams. The first team in each group qualifies directly to the World Cup, and the best 4 second-placed teams participate in a qualifier with a number of other continental teams to determine which one team will accompany the teams that qualify for the finals. The 2026 World Cup, which will be held in the United States of America, Canada and Mexico in a joint organization with the presence of 48 teams for the first time in the history of the World Cup..
The management of the sports channels sector at the United Media Services Company decided to contract with FIFA to broadcast Egypt’s matches in the World Cup qualifiers and summaries of the matches of all other African teams, as part of the sector’s plan to obtain many television rights in the coming period, which it began with obtaining the rights to the African Football League Championship. Other important contracts will be announced soon.
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