The SABC announced that they will broadcast Premier League matches as soon as the new season begins. They will be available to watch on their television and online platforms.
“The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the world’s most followed football league, The English Premier League via a partnership with Gemini Sports Media through the rights holders Infront Sports France,” they announced in a statement.
“The acquisition of The English Premier League is testament to the SABC’s commitment to continuously fulfil its public service mandate by providing access of sports of national interest to South African citizens.
“The English Premier League 2023/2024 season will kick-off on 12 August 2023 and will be broadcast to South Africa across the SABC Sport linear TV and digital platforms, which include www.sabcsport.com and SABC+
“The English Premier SABC Sport will be the primary broadcast platform for the live presentation of matches with SABC 3, www.sabcsport.com and SABC+ also carrying the games live simultaneously. This is in line with the SABC Sport’s strategic objective of making the world’s greatest football league available to all audiences.
“All the live match presentations will include a live studio build up with match previews and latest team and player news, presented by the SABC Sport anchors and top analysts, both on TV and Digital platforms.
“As part of the “always-on” digital strategy, all the latest news, score updates, log table, streaming services and live match commentary will be available on the SABC Sport digital platforms, ensuring that the audiences don’t miss a single minute of the English Premier League.”
The English league will kick-off in August. SABC Acquires Rights to Broadcast the Premier League!