Nigerians football aficionados got lucky with StarTimes Nigeria. The digital TV company will be screening the English Premier League (EPL) on its platform in Nigeria. 33 EPL football matches will be aired live for this 2016/2017 season starting this week. Matches will also be available in replay for those who have missed the football matches.
Matches from the tournament will be available live and in replays on NTA Sports 24 (StarTimes channel 270). In addition to the EPL live broadcast, StarTimes Nigeria also has the unique rights for telecasting other renowned leagues such as Italian Serie A, the French Ligue one, the Chinese Super League and the German Bundesliga among others.
Meet-ups between Everton and Tottenham, Burley and Liverpool, Manchester City and Bournemouth, Leicester and Swansea will be all screened live, during the month of August and September.
Israel Bolaji, the public relations head, commented on the development: “Securing the English Premier League EPL on StarTimes platform highlights StarTimes commitment towards ensuring quality contents for its subscribers to enjoy maximum entertainment, be it sports, movies, music, news documentary and kiddies. We continue to offer the very best content mix with sharp images and at very low bouquet rate as low as 600 NGN (1.89 USD) and 1200 NGN (3.79 USD) etc. Our subscribers don’t have to struggle so much to afford and enjoy the best of all round content”.