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Glo drives Nigerians’ excitement as EPL live matches return


(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 27, 2019 Manchester City’s midfielder Leroy Sane runs with the ball during a friendly football match between English Premier League club Manchester City and Japan League Yokohama F. Marinos at the Yokohama Stadium, in Yokohama. – Manchester City winger Leroy Sane will undergo surgery and faces a long spell on the sidelines after suffering cruciate ligament damage, the Premier League champions confirmed on August 8, 2019. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP)

The excitement for this season’s English Premier League (EPL) is gathering momentum again as Globacom renews its sponsorship of the live broadcast of the league considered to be the world’s most exciting football league.

Globacom’s renewal of the live broadcast of the 2019/2020 EPL, which kicks off this weekend, the company noted, would give the Nigerian football fans the opportunity to savour every match and analysis of the new season, as all the 380 fixtures are broadcast live from this weekend till May next year.

The digital transformation company, in a statement issued yesterday, assured fans of exciting moments in the next nine months.


“Our sponsorship of live matches of the EPL dates back to the 2013/2014 season and football fans across the continent are assured of another interesting time in the 2019/2020 league season which kicks off on Friday,” Globacom said.

Globacom added, “the English Premier League, no doubt, commands large following in Nigeria and across the African continent and we are delighted to use it to connect to the passion point of Nigerians, irrespective of their network of choice. We’ll continue to use the sponsorship of the live broadcast of the EPL matches on DSTV to drive excitement among Nigerians for the next nine months.”

It also explained that the broadcast of a highly competitive football league like the EPL affords Nigerian footballers and fans to raise their game and be abreast of the latest developments in the game.

Globacom reiterated that its sponsorship of live football matches and other sporting activities previously across the African continent since it rolled out services in 2003, underscores its avowed its commitment to delight the Nigerian people and give more values to its customers and the society at large.

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