FreeSports bags Mzansi Super League broadcast rights for UK

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Cricket South Africa has today (Friday) inked the Mzansi Super League broadcast rights deal for the United Kingdom with FreeSports to broadcast all the 32 matches in the inaugural season.

FreeSports is a channel operated and owned by Premier Media S.à r. in the United Kingdom. The channel, launched on August31 last year, is dedicated to bring free sport back to 22 million UK homes through the Freeview, Sky, Freesat, TalkTalk and BT Platforms.

CSA Chief Executive Thabang Moroe said: “We have worked incredibly hard to ensure that the Mzansi Super League is showcased in most part of the world, and are proud to announce this fantastic partnership with an equally visionary partner.

“The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will be exclusively showcasing the tournament in the sub-Saharan region and the partnership with Sony Entertainment Television will provide exclusive coverage in India and the sub-continent market.”

FreeSports is already home to the Guinness PRO14 rugby matches, showing all 152 games per year across Premier Sports. The channels also broadcasts UEFA European Football Qualifiers, International Champions Cup, NHL, NASCAR, Liga Nos, Speedway and GAA.

The Mzansi Super League starts today, Friday 16 November, with the tournament final set to be played on 16 December. Some of the tournament stars include world superstars AB de Villiers, Kagiso Rabada and the English trio of captain Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy and Dawid Malan.

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