Miami - The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced the renewal of its partnership with Mexsport, which returns as the official photography agency for the 2013 and 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cups.
The Gold Cup, the region's biennial championship, will take place this summer in 13 venues across the United States. Mexsport will again serve as CONCACAF's official photographer, with its skilled photographers providing images for editorial use.
"We are pleased to reaffirm our relationship with Mexsport as the official photography agency for the 2013 and 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cups," said CONCACAF General Secretary Enrique Sanz. "Their profound knowledge of the game, demonstrated professionalism and understanding of our editorial vision help to make Mexsport an ideal partner for CONCACAF."
Among the most experienced and well-known sports wire services in Latin America, with access to an extensive library of archived images, Mexsport has covered seven FIFA World Cups, nine CONCACAF Gold Cups and eight Copa Americas, as well numerous World Cup qualifiers around the CONCACAF and CONMEBOL regions. The company has also covered the Mexican Primera Division - now Liga MX - for 25 years.
"I would like to thank CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb and everyone involved at CONCACAF for this great opportunity to work alongside them and for the confidence that has been bestowed upon us after the great experience we had covering the 2011 edition of the Gold Cup," said Mexsport head David Leah.
Mexsport will also be covering other CONCACAF events, including CONCACAF Champions League, men and women's youth championships as well as Olympic Qualifiers.
Based in Mexico City, Mexsport works with more than 300 newspapers, magazines and web sites around the globe. Available on mexsport.net is a photo archive of past Gold Cups dating back to 1993, available for media use in previewing this year's tournament.
The 2013 edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup kicks off on 7 July, with a double-header at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, host of the 2011 Gold Cup Grand Final.