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Sports News of Wednesday, 19 September 2018


StarTimes launches live broadcast of UEFA Europa League

Leading pay-TV operator StarTimes has launched its live telecast of the 2018/2019 UEFA Europa League which commences on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

The digital television firm has acquired exclusive broadcasting rights for the Europa League in Su-Saharan Africa until 2021 and will be serving its cherished customers with all matches in the competition.

Speaking during an event held at their headquarters in Accra, the head of marketing at StarTimes Ghana, Akofa Dzankui said that StarTimes is committed to providing world-class viewing experience to its cherished customers and the Europa League is one of many great contents StarTimes delivers to its customers.

“We are very excited to bring UEFA Europa League to our cherished subscribers. The FIFA World Cup was a success and football fans really appreciated that. We brought them the ICC right after the World Cup. We appreciate the subscribers and we know they would be delighted to watch another European Competition on StarTimes, she said.

The Director of Production at StarTimes Ghana, George Lomotey mentioned that the Europa League is the second most competitive club competition in Europe and that he is positive StarTimes subscribers will enjoy the games.

“The Europa League is the second biggest club competition in Europe and this season we are going to have Chelsea, Arsenal, Milan, Sevilla all starting from the group stages. So we all can say that we are going to see very good games this season and it can only be watched on StarTimes”, he said.

StarTimes will broadcast the Europa League in all Sub-Saharan countries except South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. StarTimes also has exclusive rights for English, Portuguese and Twi commentary of the Europa League.