By DEWAH Fabrice TEH
Sports Writer, Kick442.Com- Cameroon
The management of the Cameroon radio television, CRTV and the country’s football federation, FECAFOOT have signed a partnership agreement that will see the broadcaster broadcast live matches of competitions organized by the FA.
The partnership signed on Friday April 16, 2021 by the interim president of the FA Seidou Mbombo Njoya and the Director General of the CRTV, Charles Ndongo, will ensure all competitions organized by the federation including the senior men’s top tier and second tier championships are broadcast via the Crtv on its radio, television and online services.
Matches of the women’s division one football championship, the Guinness Super League as well as matches of the National Challenged Cup, the Cup of Cameroon will equally be broadcast on the organ’s platforms.
This week’s partnership came more than fifteen years since the two structures last signed such agreements in 2005 for the broadcast of league one matches.
The partnership is expected to help cancel the difficulties of fans watching live matches in stadia due to the ban on spectators as preventive measures to fight the ongoing global health crisis’ Fans will have the opportunity to follow games from their homes without hitches.
But much importantly, the deal equally signed in the presence of the Board Chair of the Crtv, the Minister of Communication, Rene Emmanuel Sadi, is aimed at contributing to the growth domestic football in the country- This, thanks to the global marketing the collaboration is targeted to bring to domestic football in Cameroon via the national broadcaster which stands as one of the biggest in the Central African sub region.
It is expected to attract and harvest potential partners and sponsors for the league and cup competitions which financial sports analysts believe, will facilitate the upgrading of domestic club football in Cameroon.
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