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StarTimes named as Television Rights holder of league, FA Cup

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that StarTimes Ghana are the new Television Rights Holders of the Ghana Premier League (GPL) and the FA Cup.

StarTimes emerged winners of the competitive bidding process after the GFA accepted their offer, which was the best among other bids, a statement from the FA said.

StarTimes will sign a five-year agreement with the GFA worth $5.25m to be the exclusive Television Rights owner of the Ghana Premier League and the FA Cup with immediate effect.

Meanwhile, the GFA has decided to make highlights of the league and the FA Cup available to other television stations in a non exclusive category.

As part of the agreement, part of the monetary consideration will be used to produce matches and highlights of the Division One League, the Women’s Premier League and Women’s FA Cup to give the competitions the needed visibility.

The GFA, will, in due course, announce names of television stations that have been granted non exclusive rights for the highlights shows.

The Ghana Football Association welcomes StarTimes as its partner and is looking forward to having a fruitful and mutually beneficial relationship, the statement said.

BY TIMES SPORTS REPORTER

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