Singaporean pay-television platform Singtel has acquired rights for 30 Malaysian domestic club football matches in the 2019 season, across the Malaysia Super League, FA Cup and Malaysia Cup, in a deal with agency Reddentes Sports.
There will be 18 Malaysian Cup matches, and 12 league and FA Cup matches, shown live on Singtel TV’s mio Sports channels.
Malaysian Football League (MFL) chief executive Kevin Ramalingam said: “The 2019 season has been an exciting one so far and with some of Singapore’s top stars playing in Malaysia, we are thrilled to see Singtel come on this journey as we seek to showcase Malaysian domestic football to an audience outside of the country. We hope this is the start of a long collaboration beyond the current season.”
Reddentes Sports managing partner Mark Chew said: “Singaporeans have always had a strong interest in the Malaysia Super League and Malaysia Cup. Fans will now get to witness some of their favourite Lions in action and we are pleased to have played our part in making this happen.”
The first game aired under the deal will be the FA Cup semi-final between Perak and JDT on June 29th.