Argentine FA breaks TV contract

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) broke a contract granting television rights to a local company.

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2009, 09:09 AM IST

Buenos Aires: The Argentine Football Association (AFA) broke a contract granting television rights to a local company.

The AFA said they were looking for a new deal to broadcast the country`s first-division matches.

The decision comes as Argentine officials seek a more lucrative TV contract in a bid to rescue debt-laden clubs.
Financial troubles at Argentina`s first-division clubs have forced a delay in the start of the season.

Bureau Report