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SuperSport acquires Premier League rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

10 Apr 2017
Romelu Lukaku, Everton

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SuperSport has invested in the rights to broadcast the Premier League in Sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, for the three seasons 2019/20 to 2021/22.

The Premier League’s current broadcaster in the region, SuperSport has been broadcasting the competition since the League’s inaugural season, 1992/93.

"We are extremely pleased that SuperSport, our longest-serving international partner, has again invested in the rights to broadcast the Premier League and will remain with us until the end of the 2021/22 season," said Premier League Executive Chairman, Richard Scudamore.

"Under the new agreement, we look forward to enhanced broadcast and promotional commitments, as well as access to an expansive network of Naspers companies to further develop our presence across Africa.

"Through their high-quality broadcast and digital platforms, I am confident that over the next five years SuperSport will make the best Premier League content available to our many passionate fans across the region."

Gideon Khobane, CEO of SuperSport, said: "SuperSport is proud to have been a partner of the Premier League since its inception 25 years ago and we know our customers love this league.

"We're delighted to continue this partnership for a further five years, as a sign of our commitment to continue to provide our loyal DStv and GOtv customers throughout the continent with the best sporting action from around the world."

See: Supersport extends relationship

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