the Minister of Sport “undertakes to make a retransmission”

“I have faith in the broadcasters, I’ve already exchanged with a number of them,” says Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, who encourages them to get involved in women’s football.

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Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, May 23, 2022, during the general assembly of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee.  (MILLEREAU PHILIPPE / KMSP / AFP)

“I undertake that there will be a rebroadcast” of the Women’s World Cup, says Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, Minister of Sport and the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the “Political Issues” program on France Inter, channel 27 of franceinfo and The world. Less than two months after its inception, it still does not have a broadcaster in France.

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“I think we shouldn’t panic, it will come, there is still some time”, stall. In your opinion, “there are structural difficulties because it is a period where the period of the year, from July 20 to August 20, is not the best”. Another trap: the competition takes place in Australia and New Zealand, and with the time difference, “times are not very favourable”.

However, “Our broadcasters must, as they promised me, go there in favor of women’s football and, without a doubt, raise their offer a little so that everyone takes part of the journey, even if the journey will be one and the other part is probably not quite equivalent”. “I trust the broadcasters, I have already spoken to several of them”, she says. Especially since the show will be there, to hear it: the French team “it’s a great team that has the potential to do a great thing” during this World Cup.

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