By: Pa Barrow
The Gambia Football Federation has signed a deal with the world football governing body (FIFA) to broadcast the national domestic league both male and women division one league matches, beginning this current season until the 2026 league season.
“The broadcast partner for this project is Eleven Sports who have in turn contracted a local TV station EyeAfrica TV to provide the feeds for them to serve as their local partner for the start of the project.” Kaba Bajo the president of GFF said.
Eleven Sports will begin their Broadcasting with some selected matches in this current campaign through IPTV(Internet Protocol television) services.
“From next season, no third party would be allowed to transmit any form of coverage either in part or whole via IPTV, internet or mobile transmission until the end of the licensed period.” Mr. Bajo emphasises.
The project is developed by FIFA to help the member associations whose leagues are not on television and also help them to generate revenue through merchandising and advertisement to be shared amongst all the parties.