The Ghana Premier League remains without a broadcast partner with just over four weeks until the start of the 2016-17 season, despite bids from two of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest broadcasters.
World Cup rights fee falls in Nigeria but increases in sub-Saharan Africa as Fifa keeps faith with AUB and Octagon
Ghanaian public-service broadcaster GTV has agreed a deal for free-to-air rights to the 2018 Fifa World Cup.
The collapse of GTV this week has raised fears that the African sports rights boom of the last two years is destined to be short-lived.
Football: African broadcasters acquired the rights for the African Cup of Nations in a series of last-minute deals with the LC2 agency. In Ghana, state broadcaster GTV acquired the rights for €1m (£686,000).
Football: The Dentsu and Infront agencies acquired the Rest of Asia rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups in a deal with Fifa, football’s world governing body.