A little over a month from the competition, the French women’s team finally knows its broadcasters for the 2023 World Cup. It will be M6 and France Télévisions.
The Blues are finally fixed! We know since Wednesday the names of the broadcasters of the 2023 World Cup, which will take place in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20. It will be France Télévisions and the M6 group, which will share the matches of the competition, and in particular those of the French team.
The two groups announced the news on Wednesday, without specifying how the matches will be distributed. For a few weeks, the subject of TV rights for this World Cup had been beginning to worry Fifa. According to L’Equipe, the two broadcasters should just under 10 million euros between them. It is therefore significantly less than the 19 million euros paid by TF1 for the 2019 World Cup.
The major difference is that the competition took place in France, with Les Bleues meetings in prime time. This time, it will be necessary to take into account the time difference with Oceania, which will lead to less interesting exposure for televisions. The three group matches of Hervé Renard’s players, against Jamaica, Brazil and Panama, will start at 12 p.m. (French time).
France Télévisions and M6 will become the official broadcasters of Les Bleues since the two groups have also acquired the rights to broadcast the brand new Women’s Nations League, as well as the Euro 2025 and World Cup 2027 qualifiers. meetings outside major tournaments, until June 30, 2027.