Sports Rights

Canal+ Afrique Nets French-Language Bundesliga Broadcast Rights

Canal+ Afrique, the French PayTV broadcaster, is said to have agreed, the with Bundesliga International, the rights to the French-Language broadcast of the top and second-tier of Bundesliga as well as the German Super Cup. These Bundesliga TV rights have been in with StarTimes from 2015 until 2020.
 
The chief executive officer for Bundesliga International, Mr Robert Klein, with regards to the Canal+ deal "For the next three years, Canal+ and the Bundesliga will work together to bring fans closer to German football in Africa. We know that African football fans are incredibly passionate about football, which fits perfectly with our mantra of delivering 'Football As It's Meant To Be '.
 
Canal+ Afrique does also have a right to broadcast the Spanish LaLiga for the season-ending 2019-20 and is reported to have retained the French-Language right for the same league from 2020-21, co-sharing these with StarTimes.





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