The director of the league in Mexico said that there is a lot of confidence to have a regular season game in November 2022
The CEO of NFL Mexico, Arturo Olivé assured that they are confident that in November 2022 there will be a new account an NFL game in Mexicoor, hoping that the conditions of the pandemic allow them to do so, after in 2020 and 2021 was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“If we have a certainty of having a game next year, we are planning to have a game in 2022, hoping that obviously the conditions of the pandemic will allow us to carry it out as it was not the case in 2020 and 2021, but we are very confident that in 2022 we have a game for the month of November “, he assured Olivé.
The same way, Arturo Olivé confirmed that the agreement of NFL Mexico currently has two more games, so a planning process has been started for the 2022 match, in addition to that depending on the availability of inventory in the international area, they will seek continue with the games in Mexico in the medium and long term.
“The agreement that we currently have has two more games, so going deeper into the subject, we have already started the planning process for 2022 and we will continue with the 2023 game, obviously based on the news we have from New York regarding this availability of inventory for the international area, the idea is that we can continue with NFL games in Mexico in the medium and long-term future, for now our focus is on the 2022 game, we are already immersed in planning, we do not have dates or teams , but we are working on the part that we have to do ”, added the executive.
In the end, he emphasized that the games that have been held in Mexico they have been well qualified, surpassing in some areas the NFL games that have been played in London. In the same way, he pointed out that for the moment Only one game a year is planned to be played in Mexican territory.
“Fortunately we have great learnings from the events that we have carried out, they have been very well rated by the league since 2016, in fact, the 2019 game had very good ratings, and in some areas it was even rated above the games that were disputed in London, so we have made a lot of progress with the support of our colleagues in New York, London and Los Angeles.
“For now what we are planning is that it be one game per year, I insist we are going to focus on 2022 and 2023, based on that we will seek to give it continuity in the following years, as we already know there will be continuity in the United Kingdom, but in In the case of Mexico, we are talking about one game a year ”, he concluded. Olivé.