StarTimes acquires exclusive rights for Copa América in Africa

Pay TV operator StarTimes has seized exclusive broadcasting rights for CONMEBOL Copa América Brazil 2019 in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The 46th edition of Copa America will be held in five cities in Brazil on June 14 to July 7. Twelve teams will be in competition including two guests, Japan and Qatar.

The Sports Director of StarTimes, Shi Maochu, stated, “South America has some of the best teams in the world. We are happy to give our 25 million users the chance to watch (Lionel) Messi or Neymar playing with their national teams. Apart from Africa, the continent with the craziest football fans is South America. And this year, the tournament will be held in the best football country, Brazil. It will be intense.”