SuperSport Inks NFL Deal Just in Time for New Season
September 6, 2013
South African television company SuperSport has announced a new broadcast deal to showcase the National Football League (NFL).
The NFL season kicked off last night and SuperSport will broadcast both Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football with the first game broadcasting on September 9.
SuperSport will cover the AFC Playoffs in January, which includes two Wildcard games, two Divisional playoff games and the AFC Championship game. The Pro Bowl, the NFL’s All-Star Game, will also be broadcast on January 26, 2014.
SuperSport’s coverage of the NFL season concludes with the Super Bowl, the world’s biggest annual sporting event, on February 2, 2014.
“We are very happy to bring this to SuperSport viewers,” said Brandon Foot, head of Legal and Acquisitions at SuperSport, which is broadcast on the DStv platform. “This is a new and exciting partnership with the NFL, which ranks as one of the most professional leagues on the planet.”