Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana are set to make a return to the SABC’s television screens after it emerged that the SA Football Association (Safa) and the SABC are close to clinching a deal for coverage of all national teams.
Acting Safa CEO officer Russell Paul confirmed that SuperSport will also be part of the deal and talks between all the parties are at an advanced stage.
He said “for the long term‚ we are in discussions with SABC and those discussions are very positive‚”. “At the same time‚ we have also been in discussions with SuperSport around what options they have.”
He revealed that a deal between the three parties could be struck in the coming weeks.
“We believe that within the next few weeks we will be able to make an announcement to the public‚” He said.
The news will come as a relief to the football lovers‚ especially those without access to pay-TV.