The Egyptian Competition Authority orders interim measures against a football organization which granted exclusive rights in absence of fair, or transparent or non-discriminatory tendering procedures (FIFA)

The ECA orders interim measures against the FIFA to make available on free-to-air terrestrial channels the 2018 World Cup Russia* The ECA has ordered interim measures against FIFA based on prima facie finding of infringements to articles 7 and 8 of the Egyptian competition law as it was revealed that those infringements would cause serious and irreparable damage to the freedom of competition and consumers, insofar they will prevent consumers from receiving the right to watch the 2018 World Cup Russia under competitive and fair conditions. The FIFA must make available immediately to the Egyptian National Media Authority the rights to I ive broadcast through terrestrial channels 22 selected matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. On 14 May 2018, the ECA has received a complaint

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Egyptian Competition Authority, The Egyptian Competition Authority orders interim measures against a football organization which granted exclusive rights in absence of fair, or transparent or non-discriminatory tendering procedures (FIFA), 10 June 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2018, Art. N° 88807

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