By Ntia Usukuma.
The Public Relations Manager at NTA Star-TV Network, Mr Israel Bolaji, has revealed that the main purpose of their 5 year deal to exclusively show all the Bundesliga top German league football, live in Nigeria is to deepen the country’s sports market.
According to Bolaji, with stars like Frank Ribéry and Philipp Lahm in action for heavyweight clubs like Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Bayer Leverkusen, the Bundesliga being the number one football league globally in the world in terms of average attendance; can outclass other European leagues in Nigeria in terms of popularity. “The Bundesliga is watched on television in over 200 countries globally. The league also boasts of some of the most expensive players in the world in the squad of its top teams so it would definitely bring a lot of excitement to Nigerians” Bolaji explained.
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The season will begin in the first week of August and matches will be broadcast live on all sports channels; including, Sports World Football, Sports Premium HD, Sports Premium, Sports 2, Sports Life and Sports Focus
Bolaji also announced a “Win a Trip” promoas part of Startimes grand plan to mark its fifth year anniversary in Nigeria. The promo which will kick off on Saturday, July 18, 2015, will give opportunities to 10 lucky StarTimes subscribers to enjoy all-expense paid trips to Germany to watch and enjoy the thrills and sporting actions of the German Bundesliga football.
To qualify, a StarTimes subscriber should recharge for two months and get 50% discount on the second month while new customers within the period can also do the same and participate in the promo.
Israel Bolaji, also enthused that with the promo, everyone can be a winner. While ten lucky people will have the opportunity to travel for free to Germany, everybody else can get 50% discount upon recharge. Not only that, there are lots of other prizes to be won, including digital TV sets with inbuilt decoders, 2.5KVA generating sets, Solar 5 android mobile phones and other gift items. Everybody can win something. The promo will run till end of September
Bolaji stated that as a mark of honour for customers, we decided to organize this landmark engagement and content to cheer up our customers in recognition of their support for us in the last five years in Nigeria. Customers can participate both on our digital terrestrial and satellite platforms -StarTimes and Star Dish TV
As a family brand, StarTimes is interested in providing as much entertainment and engagement for subscribers and as it kicks off its 5th year anniversary, it is happy to announce something remarkable to its Subscribers. It’s new, it’s big, and it’s overwhelming. It’s the Bundesliga game.
“StarTimes’ Deal With Bundesliga Will Deepen Nigeria’s Sports Market”
By Ntia Usukuma.