SuperSport extends UEFA football rights

By Content Nigeria reporter
November 12, 2020


African pay TV channel SuperSport has extended its broadcast contract with European football association UEFA for another three years for sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa.

Calvo Mawela

This deal cuts across the entire broadcast territory of sub-Saharan Africa and applies to all distribution platforms, including television, internet and mobile.

SuperSport’s new rights include the UEFA Europa Conference League, a new 32-team competition, and the UEFA Youth League.

Subscribers to MultiChoice-owned pay platform DStv will continue to see UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League coverage for a further three years, including the UEFA Europa Conference League.

MultiChoice CEO Calvo Mawela said: “UEFA football competitions showcase the champion footballers of Europe, never failing to produce excitement and drama, and we look forward to broadcasting these events in the years to come.”

Guy-Laurent Epstein, marketing director at UEFA Events SA, added: “We are pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with SuperSport to bring the best of European club competitions to football fans across sub-Saharan Africa.”

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