90 countries already set to broadcast CEV VELUX European Championship
2013 CEV VELUX Volleyball European Championship - Men
Copenhagen, Denmark, April 23, 2013. With 150 days to go for the start of this season’s real highlight, the 2013 CEV VELUX Volleyball European Championship - Men to be co-hosted by Denmark and Poland is set to be broadcast in 90 countries, including Brazil, Ghana, Cameroon, Canada and the Gaza Strip. This means the TV exposure for the competition scheduled for this coming September 20-29 will be as massive as ever.
“These are fantastic news that so many countries have already bought the rights to broadcast our Championship” says the Managing Director of the local Organizing Committee, Mads Bang Aaen. “I am sure that by the time the competition starts we will have exceeded the threshold of 100 countries set to air the tournament. These figures show the popularity of our sport as well as the great interest surrounding the European Championship” he continues. Additional 33 countries are currently negotiating the relevant TV rights with CEV partner Infront Sports & Media.
The countries where – as of today – the European Championship will be broadcast are: Algeria, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen; Chad, Egypt, Libya, Djibouti, Mauritania, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia; Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Monaco, Mauritius, Andorra, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Gambia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Angola, Botswana, Capo Verde, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tomé, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe; Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia and USA.