JOHANNESBURG – MultiChoice Group’s SuperSport and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Friday announced a commercial agreement on terms that will allow the Free to Air Broadcast of the PSL.
The agreement between SuperSport and the SABC is for five years and recognizes the need to maintain the financial sustainability of the PSL, as well as ensuring that the SABC delivers on its public mandate of serving the interests of South Africans in regards to sports.
Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa said on Friday: “Our duty is to deliver on our promises and resolve issues raised by our people.
“Thus, I am happy to announce that all parties have concluded an agreement on commercial terms with the SABC allowing them to broadcast Premier Soccer League matches on television for our people.
“I would like to thank all the participants – MultiChoice‚ the PSL and the SABC – for their positive approach which ensures that ordinary South Africans are able to access football in our country.