Hero Indian Super League to be broadcasted in United Kingdom
The Indian Super League will be broadcast live in the UK for the first time as Brit Asia TV has bagged the broadcast rights for India’s premier football league.
The Indian Super League will be broadcast live in the UK for the first time. Brit Asia TV has bagged the broadcast rights for India’s premier football league. Widely renowned as one of the most up and coming leagues in world football, 95 games from India‘s Premier Football division will be shown on the channel from 17th November 2017. The channel has inked a multi-year deal to broadcast one of the most up and coming football leagues in the world. The free-to-air UK television will show 95 ISL games with the first broadcast scheduled for 17th November 2017. The broadcast will feature a triple header of games each week.
The League this year will feature a number of familiar faces to football fans from the UK, amongst those former Ireland and Tottenham legend Robbie Keane will be wearing the shirt of reigning champions Atletico de Kolkota whilst former England and Manchester United Wes Brown is due to line up for Kerala Blasters.
Tony Shergill, Managing Director of Brit Asia TV, was delighted by the signing: “Brit Asia TV is a strong household brand amongst the Asian community and we’re keen to support and promote the cultural identity and voice of British Asians. The acquisition of the India Super League rights will open up a new audience to our station as we head towards our tenth anniversary. Free-to- air football is a rarity these days and we’re delighted to bring one of the world’s most up and coming leagues to the masses.”