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StarTimes To Exclusively Broadcast UEFA Europa League In Sub-Saharan Africa Till 2021

UEFA and StarTimes have agreed the Africa's PayTV company will be broadcasting, exclusively, its Europa League competition across the sub-Saharan Africa region until the end of 2021.
StarTimes, the satellite broadcaster has been accorded the exclusive rights to broadcast the matches in English, Portuguese and selected local languages. The sub-Saharan rights are clarified as not including the territories of South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho.
Shi Maochu, the Sports Director of StarTimes, commenting on the acquisition of the rights said: "We are delighted to bring the UEFA Europa League to our subscribers. So, we hope that they would be delighted to watch another European club competition on our platform."
Shi Maochu added: "We are working hard to bring the best sports content to our subscribers. This season will be intense for football fans with Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, FIFA Club World Cup, French & Italian Cups and now UEFA Europa League."

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