Category: SOCCER

TRAFFIC: SUPERSPORT SECURES MAJOR FIFA AND UEFA SOCCER HOSTING RIGHTS

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SuperSport secures major FIFA and UEFA soccer rights

CAPE TOWN – SuperSport has secured broadcast rights for major upcoming soccer tournaments, the company announced.

The rights are for television, Internet, and mobile platforms, and include the following tournaments:

  • UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers
  • European qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar
  • UEFA Nations League
  • UEFA Euro 2020 Championship

“These acquisitions guarantee major European football for each season from 2018 through to 2022,” said SuperSport.

The rights are for exclusive broadcast in South Africa and non-exclusive in the rest of sub-Saharan Africa and the adjacent islands.

PHOTO: SuperSport secures major FIFA and UEFA soccer rights.Photo: Supplied

BREAKING: ORLANDO PIRATES COACH RESIGNS

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WEB_PHOTO_JONEVRET_200217: Kjell Jonevret, coach of Orlando Pirates during the Orlando Pirates press conference at Rand Stadium, Johannesburg South Africa on 20 February 2017.


JOHANNESBURG – Orlando Pirates Football Club confirmed the resignation of Head Coach, Kjell Jonevret on Wednesday.

Jonevret thanked the chairman of Orlando Pirates, Dr Irvin Khoza, the club and its supporters for giving him an opportunity to coach the team.

Jonevret: “I’d like to thank the Club for the opportunity. It didn’t work out as planned. I wish the Club & its supporters all the best.”

“I would like to thank the club for the opportunity. Unfortunately, it didn’t work out as planned. I wish the Club and its supporters all the best for the future.”

In accepting Kjell Jonevret’s resignation, Khoza expressed his understanding of the enormous expectation the head coach of a big club like Orlando Pirates is put under from day one.

“I wish Kjell Jonevret well in his future endeavours.” said Khoza.

PHOTO:© Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix Kjell Jonevret, coach of Orlando Pirates during the Orlando Pirates press conference at Rand Stadium, Johannesburg South Africa on 20 February 2017.

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