ҹ̽ and Concacaf Announce Media Content Partnership

ҹ̽. (NYSE: GCI) and the USA TODAY Network announced they are official media content partners of (Concacaf), the heartbeat of soccer across North, Central America, and the Caribbean. As one of FIFA’s six continental confederations, Concacaf unites 41 Member Associations spanning from Canada, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana.

The partnership enhances awareness around the , which launched in 2024 as a rebranded and revamped elite men’s club competition. Showcasing the top 27 men’s clubs from North America, Central America, and the Caribbean, this event offers an exciting platform for competitors in the prestigious Concacaf Club Champion title and an automatic qualifying ticket to represent Concacaf at the FIFA Club World Cup, scheduled to take place in the United States in the Summer of 2025.

The 2024 Champions Cup Final will take place on Saturday, June 1 between CF Pachuca (MEX) and Columbus Crew (USA) at Estadio Hidalgo in Pachuca, Mexico. Sports, and the USA TODAY Network features of every match, trending news and on-the-ground action from ҹ̽’s 200 local publications across the nation.

“We are thrilled to be an official media partner of Concacaf,” said Lesley Webster, Executive Director of Enterprise and Distributed Partnerships at ҹ̽. “As we witness the rise in popularity of men’s football across the country, we know our dedicated sports audience continues to crave exclusive coverage. The USA TODAY Network is well positioned to draw attention to these exciting club competitions.”

“As we head towards the Final of this first edition of our new and expanded Concacaf Champions Cup, we are extremely pleased with the impact and coverage this important club competition has generated across the region,” said Concacaf General Secretary, Philippe Moggio. “With the support of ҹ̽, we have made the Champions Cup more available and – crucially – more relevant to fans and consumers across North America. ҹ̽ and the USA TODAY Network’s reach make them an ideal editorial content partner for Concacaf and we are very pleased with the results. We now look forward to a tremendous Final between Pachuca of Mexico and Columbus Crew of USA on Saturday night, and to crowning the winner as Concacaf’s regional club champion.”

As Concacaf’s tournaments continue to captivate audiences across the United States, including the 2024 Copa America, and the 2025 Gold Cup, ҹ̽ and Concacaf will serve the extensive sports audiences of the USA TODAY Network and Concacaf, exceeding 50 million, to instill a passion for the game.


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