The Premier Soccer League announced on Wednesday that SuperSport TV has been awarded the broadcasting rights for PSL in a new five-year deal.
The new deal will now see PSL matches continue to be broadcast on DStv for the next 5 years.
“PSL is delighted to continue its special relationship which has existed over a 10 year period and has seen the Premier Soccer League grow into a world-class product.
“We feel the relationship has resulted in tangible benefits for the Premier Soccer League, its clubs, players and South African football generally,” PSL Chairman Irvin Khoza said.
— Official PSL (@OfficialPSL) December 6, 2017
The PSL says that SuperSport was chosen from a number of bids and submissions that it had received following the invitation for the tender.
”Under the terms of the arrangement PSL matches will continue to be covered on a free to air basis, acknowledging the requirements of its fans throughout South Africa.”
The relationship between PSL and SuperSport in now on its tenth year.