Coupang Play is becoming a big hand in soccer broadcasting.
Coupang Play said in a press release on the 27th, “We signed a broadcasting rights contract with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and obtained a domestic distribution master license from 2025.” As a result, Coupang Play will broadcast domestically for national team and club matches hosted by AFC, starting with the ‘FIFA World Cup 2026 Asian Regional Qualifiers’, ‘AFC Champions League’ and ’19th AFC Asian Cup’ held in Saudi Arabia in 2027. got to be in charge In addition, Coupang Play has also secured the right to supply domestic TV broadcasters with AFC match broadcasting.
AFC is an organization representing Asian football among the six federations that make up FIFA, and 47 countries including Korea belong to it. AFC Secretary General Datuk Seri Windsor John said, “We are delighted to be able to present AFC’s world-class competitions to so many passionate fans in South Korea, a powerhouse in Asian football, through cooperation with Coupang Play.” I am confident that this will further strengthen the AFC brand and the quality of the competition.”
Coupang Play is one of the fastest-growing OTT platforms in Korea, and through this contract with AFC, it has established itself as an unrivaled soccer relay platform for fans. Coupang Play has secured exclusive broadcasting rights for national team friendly matches, K-League, Spanish King’s Cup, etc., as well as Spanish La Liga from the 2023-24 season and AFC-sponsored matches from 2025.
Kim Seong-han,메이저사이트 general manager of Coupang Play, said, “Coupang Play, which is loved by domestic soccer fans, will continue to improve and expand its service to meet expectations.”
Starting with the exclusive digital broadcast of the K-League in the 2023 season, Coupang Play introduces ‘Couple Pick’, which adds entertainment elements and various game data analysis, providing soccer fans with a variety of things to see and enjoy. Coupang Play’s efforts were also recognized by fans through <National Team: Road to Qatar>, which vividly captures the behind-the-scenes story of the Korean national team participating in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.