Premier League hand Africa rights to company managed by Sepp Blatters nephew

28 May 2019

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Photo: Getty Images The EPL have agreed a new free to air partnership covering 40 African countries with Swiss media rights giant Infront. Pictured is a fan during a Premier League Live event in March 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

New free to air deal for 40 African countries. Infront enter the English sports rights market.

The company is run by the former FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s nephew.

James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

The EPL have agreed a new free to air partnership covering 40 African countries with Swiss media rights giant Infront.

The three year deal, which comes into effect for the 2019/20 season, will see one free-to-air match to be broadcast live every Saturday, as well as weekly preview, magazine and highlights programmes.

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