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EHF takes Champions League to Africa with Kwesé TV

African broadcaster Kwesé TV has agreed a partnership with the European Handball Federation for rights to its Champions League club competition.

The deal with EHF Marketing, the federation’s marketing arm, takes in the finale of the 2018-19 Champions League season.

Champions League matches will be broadcast on free-to-air channel Kwesé Free Sports and streamed via mobile app Kwesé iflix.

Both platforms will show the Champions League quarter-finals, which commenced yesterday (Wednesday), as well as the season’s apex, the Final4, on June 1-2. All matches will be offered with English commentary.

EHF Marketing managing director David Szlezak said: “The partnership with Kwesé is not only about reaching new territories for the Velux EHF Champions League, but also about doing it with a company which is working in a very dynamic and innovative way on the African continent.”