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Manchester United partners with StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa

World’s most iconic football club, Manchester United has announced it’s partnership with StarTimes to bring access to Manchester United Television(MUTV) for it’s fans in Africa.

StarTimes is Africa’s leading digital TV operator it will be representing the biggest agreement of its kind by ManU in the region by distributing MUTV to subscribers in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan African.

Viewers in countries including Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Ghana will receive exclusive Manchester United content 24 hours-a-day via StarTimes platforms.

MUTV is the world’s leading football club TV channel, featuring first team and Academy games, live manager’s press conferences, player interviews, award-winning documentaries and news.

In a statement, Phil Lynch, Chief Executive of Media, Manchester United, said the club is proud to have hundreds of millions of passionate fans in Africa.
“This long-term agreement will allow our African fans to get closer to the club through MUTV’s exclusive, round-the-clock content from Old Trafford and the AON Training Complex.

“MUTV is one of our most important channels for engaging with fans around the world, whether through linear or direct-to-consumer streaming platforms, and we are excited to be significantly increasing its reach through our new partner, StarTimes, in Africa”, he said.

StarTimes Sports Deputy Director, Kristen Miao said they are delighted to share MUTV with football fans in Africa.

“Manchester United is one of the most iconic football clubs in the world. We are delighted to share MUTV with football fans across Africa as part as our commitment to enhancing our subscribers’ experience,” Miao said.

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