Ten Sports to Broadcast I-League & Federation Cup

By Community | October 3, 2012

The All India Football Federation today announced that there commercial partner IMG-Reliance has given broadcast rights to Ten Sports for the I-League from 2012-13 season and Federation Cup for 2013 & 2014. 

The coverage will be based on various platforms, such as Television, IPTV, DTH, HITS, Internet TV and Mobile.

TEN Sports will also broadcast the I-League competition through its football channel TenAction+, for three consecutive seasons starting with the 2012/13 season this weekend.

With the I-League competition kicking off on October 6, 2012, TenAction+ will telecast 75 matches of the league live and delayed throughout the season.

As part of the deal TenAction+ also has the mandate for telecasting the Federation Cup competition for the next two seasons starting 2013.

AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das said: “The fiercely contested Federation Cup, concluded recently, has set the ball rolling for the 2012/13 football calendar year. The I-League competition brings in even more enthusiasm and excitement, as the clubs are eager to renew their rivalry and fight it out from Round One.”

Ten Sports CEO Atul Pande commented: “We are delighted to partner with IMG-Reliance to telecast I-League and Federation Cup, two of India’s premier football tournaments.” He went on to add, “Ten Sports has always supported Indian football and we continue committed to our vision of enhancing and adding value to the sport.”

The spokesperson for IMG-Reliance added: “We are happy to bring Ten Sports on board as a broadcast partner in (Indian) football. Having a long-term partnership with the broadcaster is an important step in ensuring quality and continuous coverage of the two competitions. This is one of many initiatives IMG-Reliance has undertaken and we remain committed to the development of Indian football.”

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