Other FIFA events

As well as being appointed by FIFA as the Host Broadcaster for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™, HBS is also involved in the cycle of Other FIFA Events (OFEs).

HBS’ role on the OFEs varies from coordination, to producing specifications for a local Host Broadcaster, to organising all aspects of the broadcast operations and providing support to FIFA TV and the LOC. 

HBS’ previous experience handling FIFA’s OFEs during the 2007-2010 cycle took in events in locations as varied as Chile, New Zealand, Nigeria, Canada, Brazil, South Korea, China and France. The 2011-2014 cycle visited Mexico, Germany, Colombia, Italy, Japan, Azerbaijan, Thailand, Tahiti, United Arab Emirates, Costa Rica and Canada. For the 2014-2017 cycle, HBS was involved in events that took place in New Zealand, Canada, Portugal, Chile, Japan, Colombia, Jordan, Papua New Guinea, India, South Korea, United Arab Emirates and the Bahamas.

Between 2018 and 2021 the following events have been or will be delivered:


FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 05 August – 24 August
FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 13 November – 01 December
FIFA Club World Cup United Arab Emirates 2018  12 December – 22 December



FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 23 May – 15 June
FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019TM  07 June – 07 July
FIFA U-17 World Cup Peru 2019 05 October – 27 October
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019 21 November – 01 December  (TBC)



FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2020 12 September – 04 October (TBC)