StarTimes has secured exclusive broadcasting rights for UEFA Europa League in Sub-Saharan Africa until 2021. Football fans will be able to enjoy matches between best European clubs as from September 20th.
The Brand & Marketing Director of StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, declared, “We are very happy to bring UEFA Europa League to our subscribers. This summer FIFA World Cup was a success and fans really appreciated that we brought them ICC exclusive and live right after. We then thought that they would be delighted to watch another European club competition on StarTimes. We are working hard to bring the best sport 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.”
StarTimes will air UEFA Europa League in all Sub-Saharan Africa except South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. StarTimes has also been granted exclusive rights for English, Portuguese and local languages in English and Portuguese speaking areas.