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STARTIMES EXCLUSIVELY SECURES EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO BROADCAST COPA AMERICA





One of Africa’s leading digital TV operators, StarTimes has acquired exclusive broadcasting rights in Sub-Saharan Africa for CONMEBOL Copa América, Brasil 2019.

The 46th edition of the Copa America would take place from June 14th to July 7th, in five cities from Brazil. Twelve teams will be competing including two guests, Japan and Qatar.

“South America has some of the best teams in the world. We are happy to give our 25 million users the chance to watch Messi or Neymar playing with their national teams.

“Apart from Africa, the continent with the craziest fans of football in South America and this year the tournament would be held in the best football country, Brazil. It would be intense,” Akofa Djankui, Head of Marketing, StarTimes Ghana said.

Akofa said: “Consistent with StarTimes’ mission and values, our search for best sports contents is always at the heart of our commitment to service excellence. In this regard, CONMEBOL Copa América Brasil 2019 will definitely make African football fans delighted in the coming days.”

StarTimes would broadcast all Copa América matches on its five sports channels, as well as on StarTimes ON streaming application, live and in HD in all Sub-Saharan Africa.

StarTimes has been awarded exclusive rights for English and local language in sub-Saharan Africa (including South Africa) on all-media platform, and non-exclusive French and Portuguese-speaking rights.

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