There are two sides in the dispute over the TV rights of League 1 2023.
The fight for the transmission rights of Liga 1 2023 seems to never end. This time, eleven clubs from the first division of national football ratified their support for the Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) and recounted the details of the new proposal, including the receipt of a large amount of money.
President of the ADFP assured that he will not withdraw the complaint against Agustín Lozano
Óscar Romero also affirmed that the boss of the FPF wants his departure from the ADFP due to past quarrels.
This joint statement was made up of the following teams: Sporting Cristal, ADT, Technical University of Cajamarca, César Vallejo University, Atlético Grau, Alianza Atlético, Academia Cantolao, Deportivo Garcilaso, Sport Huancayo, Unión Comercio and Carlos A. Mannucci.
These institutions criticized the other side made up of Universitario de Deportes, Alianza Lima, Cusco FC, Cienciano, Sport Boys, Melgar, Deportivo Binacional and Deportivo Municipal, since they did not show up for the last meeting called last Friday at a hotel in Miraflores.
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“Despite the fact that these clubs continually call for dialogue, none of them even decided to attend the meeting to communicate or discuss their ideas or claims. However, we will continue to insist on creating spaces for dialogue and consensus”, can be read in the document.
Likewise, the eleven teams warned that no other alternative has been presented. “To date, there is only one concrete and formal proposal for Audiovisual Rights that considers all the clubs in League 1 together and that guarantees at least an additional 20% of the 2022 income.”
Alianza Lima advanced a drastic position prior to the emergency meeting of League 1
Lander Alemán, president of the FPF Competition Organizing Commission, summoned the 19 clubs to discuss the problems of the Peruvian tournament.
Along these lines, they confirmed the receipt of a large amount of money. “All of the subscribers whose contract ended in 2022 have already received the initial payment of $500,000 from the new structure.” And that 1190 Sports has solvency for this project, due to its fund of 10 billion dollars.
Finally, this group would stop being made up of 11 clubs and one would be added. It is about Municipal Sports. However, it has not been able to sign the statement as a whole, since it has a current contract with GOLPERU.
Joint statement of 11 League 1 clubs.Joint statement of 11 League 1 clubs.
1190 Sports has already made official five operations to broadcast the first division of Peruvian soccer. The first was DirecTV and Best Cable followed suit. The last to join were: Cable Mundo Perú, Latin Cable and Usa Red. It is not ruled out that more companies will join this project headed by the FPF.
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