The SABC and SA Football Association (Safa) have announced that they have reached a 4-year agreement on the broadcast rights of SAFA matches and events.
The agreement will annually cover:
- 6 Bafana Bafana matches (3 home AFCON qualifiers; 2 international friendlies and the Nelson Mandela Challenge);
- 5 Banyana Banyana home friendly matches, inclusive of the Winnie Mandela Challenge;
- Domestic competitions including the U/19 Women’s National Championship Final, Burger King U/20 National Championships Final, U/23 Men’s National Championships FINALS, ABC Motsepe National Play Offs Final, KAY Motsepe Schools Final, Futsal and Beach Football National Championships FINALS as well as the SASOL Women’s League Finals and various SAFA National Women’s League matches;
- A weekly SAFA magazine show; and the
- SAFA Annual Awards.
The Nelson Mandela Challenge between Bafana Bafana and Mali will be broadcast today, live on SABC1 at 15:00.