Sports Rights

Apr 09, 2021  |  SuperSport Secures FIFA Soccer World Cup Broadcasting Rights

SuperSport, part of the Multichoice Group, has confirmed that it has secured a live broadcasting deal for all 64 matches of the 2022 FIFA Soccer World Cup, which will be held in Qatar. Media reports have stipulated that the pay-tv ...


Mar 18, 2021  |  TV Rights: CAF Plans To Recoup Millions In Broadcast Revenue

In an address with the press, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Dr Patrice Motsepe, assured the media of his strategy to tackle CAF TV rights issues with immediate effect. Motsepe affirmed that there would be progress in African Football ...


Mar 16, 2021  |  CAF's Newly Elected President, Patrice Motsepe, Prioritises TV Rights

In 2019, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) cancelled its media and marketing rights agreement with Lagardere Sports and Entertainment. Since then, the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, Champions League and Confederation Cup matches have not been broadcast.  Newly elected ...


Mar 12, 2021  |  Infront Secures FTA Rights To The English Premier League Until 2024/25

The Premier Leagues said it had extended its contract with the Wanda Sports Group Company, Infront, until the end of the 2024/25 season.  The deal is inclusive of Free-To-Air (FTA) rights across sub-Saharan Africa. According to reports, Premier League has ...


TV RIGHTS | Premier League Agrees MENA Broadcast Deal With beIN Sports

The Premier League have announced that it has struck a TV rights deal for the Middle East and North African (MENA) region with the Qatari broadcaster, beIN Sports for the TV rights to English premier league games up until 2025. ...

SuperSports Signs To Broadcast The English Premier League (EPL) Until 2025

The English Premier League and Multichoice SuperSport have agreed to renew their broadcasting agreement, which now gives the PayTV company the rights to continue showing Premier League matches until 2025.   The broadcasting rights have been confirmed to extend across ...

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 ...

Rwanda: Court Ruling Against Content Piracy Hailed By Stakeholders

The English Premier League (EPL), UEFA, and Canal Plus have applauded the recent ruling of the Rwanda Commercial High Court as payback for piracy activities in the country and Africa. They should serve as a precedent for dealing with the ...

Multichoice SuperSport Gets Broadcast Right To Ethiopian League Matches

Broadcast rights to the Ethiopian Premier League have been acquired by SuperSport - the sports broadcasting arm of the Pay-Tv giant, SuperSport. The league, which is Ethiopia's top association football division with sixteen teams will see its matches carried by ...

Africa TV Rights For German Bundesliga Games To Be Distributed By An Agent - Sportfive!

Custodians of the German premier football property - the Bundesliga - have announced that it will be working with the agency Sportfive to help it distribute selected free-to-air TV rights in Africa for the next three seasons.   Bundesliga International ...

Nigeria's Silverbird TV Enters Sub-Licensing Deal To Broadcast The English Premier League

Silverbird TV, a Nigerian entertainment-focused television outfit said it had signed a deal that will enable it to offer one live English Premier League (EPL) game per week during the 2020-21 season, which commences in the weekend of Friday 11th ...

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 ...

Canal+ And Spanish La Liga Renew Broadcast Rights Deal For Sub-Saharan Africa

The Spanish Football League (La Liga) have agreed to a deal with PayTV platform Canal+ to broadcast its football content in sub-Saharan Africa - according to reporting by DigitalEuropeTV.com.   With this tie-up, Canal+ has now joined SuperSport and StarTimes ...

StarTimes Gets Broadcast Rights To Spanish LaLiga And UEFA League For Sub Sahara Africa

StarTimes, the pan-African PayTV network has announced the acquisition of broadcasting rights to the Spanish LaLiga and the UEFA Nations League. The agreed broadcast rights are set to start from September 2020 and right across to the 2024 season.   ...