Sports Rights

Jun 19, 2019  |  MultiChoice Kenya Acquires Rights To Air Live AFCON Matches In HD

The Pay-television operator MultiChoice has confirmed that it will broadcast live AFCON games in HD through its products GOtv and DStv in Kenya. Kenya’s Harambee Stars will kick-off their participation on June 23 against Africa’s top-ranked team Algeria in Pool ...


Jun 18, 2019  |  Botswana Television In Talks To Secure Rights To Broadcast AFCON Matches

Botswana’s national television broadcaster, Botswana Television (Btv) has reported that it is in the process of acquiring broadcast rights for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, which kicks off in Cairo, Egypt next week Friday. The Head of Sports of ...


Jun 14, 2019  |  Broadcasting Organisations Of Nigeria Secures Rights To Broadcast FIFA Tournament

The Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) announced that it had secured the rights to air FIFA tournaments. Under the terms of the deal, the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) partner networks will be allowed to broadcast all FIFA football tournaments, ...


Jun 13, 2019  |  The Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Secures Free-To-Air AFCON Rights

The Kenya Broadcasting Corporation has secured the exclusive broadcasting rights for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AfCON) tournament which will be taking place in Cairo from June 21 until July 19. A record number of 24 teams will ...


MultiChoice Tanzania Secures Rights To Broadcast 52 Live AFCON Matches On SuperSport

MultiChoice Tanzania, through its DStv pay-TV platform, has secured the rights to air 52 live Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) matches in high definitions through the various SuperSport Channels. According to Jacqueline Woiso, the Managing Director of MultiChoice Tanzania, the ...

SABC's Live Cricket World Cup 2019 Coverage In South Africa Is Over Due To Limited Rights

The SABC's live coverage of the Cricket World Cup 2019 on South African television is over and after it had barely begun, with no more live broadcasts of TV matches. The South African public broadcaster confirmed that the viewers and ...

StarTimes Secures Broadcast Rights For Copa América Games In Sub-Saharan Africa

The Pan-African pay-TV operator StarTimes has acquired broadcast rights to the forthcoming edition of the Copa América national team football tournament. The Nigerian Xpress newspaper has reported that StarTimes will now hold exclusive rights to broadcast the tournament all across ...

Infront Acquires Rights To Broadcast English Premier League Across Africa

The Premier League and Infront have signed a new partnership for free-to-air rights across sub-Saharan Africa for the next three years kicking off with the current 2019/20 season.   The rights to the Premier League will cover more than 40 ...

BeIN Sports Bags Rights To Broadcast FIFA Women’s World Cup Across North Africa

FIFA and the beIN MEDIA GROUP (“beIN”), have announced a new media rights deal that will see beIN SPORTS exclusively broadcasting the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 in over 30 countries across Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. ...

StarTimes To Bring 2019 African Freestyle Football Championships To 20 Million Viewers

StarTimes, the official media partner of the 2019 African Freestyle Football Championships, has announced that it will transmit the competition to more than 20 million viewers. The Public Relation Manager of StarTimes, Kunmi Balogun, made the revelation in a Lagos ...

StarTimes Announces Plans To Review Contract With Ghana’s Football Association

Akofia Dzankui, the Head of Marketing at StarTimes Ghana, has provided an explanation regarding why the company has so far not constructed any of the ten pitches as stipulated in their contract with the Ghana Football Association administration. The ...

SABC Inks Deal With SuperSport To Broadcast 2019 Cricket World Cup In South Africa

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and SuperSport have announced that they have entered into an agreement which will allow South Africa’s national broadcaster to cover the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. The highly-anticipated sporting tournament will kick off on ...

Kwesé Free Sports Acquires Rights To Broadcast EHF Champions League

The African broadcaster Kwesé TV has entered into a partnership with the European Handball Federation for broadcasting rights to its Champions League club competition. The newly-inked deal with EHF Marketing, the federation’s marketing arm, includes all the action from the ...

African Union Of Broadcasting Secures Broadcasting Rights For 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced that the African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) has been handed the FTA rights to broadcast the Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament that will be taking place from June 21 to July ...