Star Times reveal plans ahead of the upcoming Ghanaian top flight league
The head of production for television right holders of the Ghana Premier League Star Times, Philip Sitso Atsrim has revealed that his outfit will telecast four to six games per week in the upcoming season.
The Ghana Premier League is expected to kick off from Friday, November 13, 2020 with the Ghana Football Association announcing a few dynamics to this season’s campaign.
The new season is expected to end weekend of July 16-18, 2021.
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According to the Ghana Football Association, “Weekend matches may be played on Fridays, Saturday, Sundays or Monday while midweek matches may be played on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.
“Matches may be played during mornings, mid-afternoons or evenings depending on kick-off times agreed with Television Partners, StarTimes.
“There may be double-headers at some match venues.
Specific dates, time and for each match fixture would be announced after the Club License Board submits approved venues for the season.”
Addressing the media ahead of the start of the Premier League, Mr Philip Sitso revealed the plans of StarTimes for the upcoming league season:
“We are trying as much as possible to telecast four games every week as initially planned, but since the FA is hoping to play some games in the morning, we will telecast at least six games”,
“We will soon announce the matches that will be telecasted on television within the season. We want to give Ghanaians some of the best fixtures in every match day so that people wouldn’t want to rush to go out and watch but rather stay connected to their TV set” he ended.