UEFA Award Star Times Sub-Saharan TV Rights
August 4, 2011
Football governing body UEFA announced Star Times will distribute the Champions League and the Europa League rights to free-to-air broadcasting in all regions of Sub-Saharan Africa except South Africa.
The announcement ensures its annual club competitions have audiences there to at least 2015.
The rights package involves having the first pick on Wednesday night, medstore | the Champions League final and the Super Cup as well providing one highlights program each week.
Only a first-match pick and weekly highlights program are included in the Europa League package.
The announcement comes on the heels of a recent pay rights deal for the region with SuperSport on both the competitions.