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Sports News of Wednesday, 8 January 2020


CONFIRMED: StarTimes paid US$ 5.25m for Premier League and FA Cup in five-year deal

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The Ghana Football Association announced on Wednesday that StarTimes Ghana are the new television rights holders of the Premier League and the FA Cup in a five-year deal worth US$ 5.25 million.

A statement read: ''StarTimes emerged winners of the competitive bidding process after the GFA accepted their offer, which was the best among other bids.

''StarTimes will sign a five-year agreement with the GFA worth $5.25m US Dollars to be the exclusive Television Rights owner of the Ghana Premier League and the FA Cup with immediate effect.

''Meanwhile, the GFA has decided to make highlights of the Ghana Premier League and the FA Cup available to other television stations in a non exclusive category.''

''As part of the agreement, part of the monetary consideration will be used to produce matches and highlights of the Division One League, the Women's Premier League and Women's FA Cup to give the competitions the needed visibility.''