Nigeria: Local Pay TV Operator - TStv Announces EFL Rights Acquisition
TStv, a Nigerian local direct-to-home Pay-TV company, has announced the acquisition of the rights to broadcast live games and matches from the English Football League (EFL). The league 2020/21 season commences on Friday, 11th September 2021. The EFL is the second tier of the football league structure in England with clubs in it ultimately aiming to get into the English premier league, eventually.
TStv announced in a "public statement" issued via the company's Facebook page. The company say that with this acquisition of the EFL rights, "Nigerians and other subscribers across Sub-Saharan Africa will enjoy all matches from the EFL in high definition quality on TStv."
Broadcast Media Africa contacted the EFL secretariat for comment regarding this announcement by TStv. However, they are yet to respond to our request for comment.