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Sony picks up Mzansi Super League rights at no cost

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 17: Jon Jon Smuts of the Nelson Mandela Giants and Dane Vilas of the Jozi Stars during the Mzansi Super League match between Jozi Stars and Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on November 17, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.(Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

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