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Billion dollar deal for Asian football

November 24, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Asian soccer chief Mohamed Bin Hammam signed a $1 billion dollar rights deal with the World Sports Group (WSG) on Tuesday.

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The deal, which dwarfs the total revenue earned by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) between 1992 and 2008, gives Singapore-based sports marketing, event management and media group WSG rights to AFC events up until 2020.

"What has been achieved for this contract is quite tremendous," Bin ...

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