StarTimes bags UEFA Nations League broadcast rights for Sub-Saharan Africa

Pay television operator StarTimes has secured the broadcast rights for the 2020/21 UEFA Nations League that will begin on 3rd September.

StarTimes has seized transmission rights across all media platforms including its self-produced sports channels as well as on StarTimes ON streaming platform in all countries across sub-Saharan Africa, apart from South Africa.

The Regional Marketing Director of StarTimes, Aldrine Nsubuga said, “With the Euro 2020 having been postponed, we are very excited to air the UEFA Nations League this being the only national team event this year. All European football stars will be there and we can expect a great football show.”

The Nations League is UEFA’s latest national-team competition with this year’s action being its second edition. Hosts Portugal beat the Netherlands 1-0 in the inaugural 2018/19 UEFA Nations League final in Porto on 9 June 2019.

The 2020/21 group stage matches will happen in September and November where match day 1 will see heavyweights Germany play against Spain, Sweden against France and titleholders Portugal against Croatia.