FBC secures rights to show English Premier League

By ASHTOSH SINGH

The Fiji Broadcasting Corporation has secured a historic deal to show English Premier League matches live on free to air television for the first time ever in the Pacific.

FBC chief executive, Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.Photo:FILE

FBC chief executive, Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.Photo:FILE

This comes after the plead by football fans in Fiji about EPL matches not been featured in any of the free to air or pay television companies in the country.

Never before anywhere in the Pacific has the?EPL been free of charge each week.

FBC?chief executive, Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum in an interview with ?FBC news said,? this is a proud moment because the company is able to give all Fijians the best club league in the world for free of charge?.

Meanwhile, there will be a total of 62 live games to be shown free from October 20 to May next year on FBC TV and also included will be two highlights shows, which will air on Saturday and Sunday each week before the FBC?TV news at 6pm.