FA signs league broadcast deal

14 years ago

Afri-Sat, a satellite television channel has signed an exclusive deal with the Ghana Football Association to broadcast the premiership for three years, the FA said today.

The three-year deal worth $2.750 million, gives the South African-based television channel exclusive rights to broadcast Ghana’s elite league, the OneTouch premier league on their network.

A deal was brokered last week with FA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi signing for the Ghana Football Association while Rene William Huevee initialled for the TV channel.

According to Afri-Sat Chief Executive, Rene William Huevee, the deal to broadcast Ghana’s elite league is the first of eleven intended partnerships by the company over Africa.

Ghana’s premier league kicks off on December 1 as Afri-Sat begins to roll out their broadcast of live and played back games of 480 matches within the season.

Afri-Sat would test their broadcasting from Ghana, first with the screening of the four-nation football tournament involving the Black Stars next month after securing the rights for the four-day event for $175,000.