DFL and SABC agree two-year broadcasting deal in South Africa
8 September, 2020 – Bundesliga International, a subsidiary of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, has announced a two-year broadcasting rights deal with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to show the Bundesliga.
SABC and Bundesliga International have reached an agreement for the Free-to-Air (FTA) broadcasting rights of the Bundesliga for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons. The Bundesliga FTA package includes one live match broadcast per match week, as well as the Bundesliga “Weekly” preview show and the Bundesliga highlights show.
Each of the 34 Bundesliga matches will be live on SABC 3 and streamed live on the SABC Sport portal sabcsportonline.co.za, kicking off with the season-opener between reigning champions FC Bayern München and FC Schalke 04 on September 18.
On top of the television broadcasts, SABC will also provide extensive coverage of the Bundesliga via its far-reaching radio platforms in the form of updates and match reports.