MBS Sports acquires Ligue 1 broadcast rights in Nigeria

Nigerian Forward Moses Simon plays as a forward for Ligue 1 side FC Nantes

MBS Sports has acquired the rights and collaboration with NTV, ONTV, STV, and Wazobia TV to to screen league 1 football matches in Nigeria. 

The Professional Football League (LFP), Mathieu Ficot, revealed Nigeria’s importance to Ligue 1’s growth, saying Nigerian stars like Moses Simon of Nantes, Terem Moffi of Lorient, and Samuel Kalu of Bordeaux play regularly for their clubs in France’s top football division. 

No exact date was given for the start of the free-to-air broadcasts but the deal will run till the end of the 2023/24 season.

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