SSC acquires Saudi Professional League rights in nine-figure deal

Supporter of the Riyadh-based Al Hilal SFC (Photo by Zhizhao Wu/Getty Images)

Saudi Sports Company (SSC), the state-controlled sports media company, has acquired domestic broadcast rights to the Saudi Professional League (SPL), Saudi Arabia’s King’s Cup and the Saudi Super Cup in a three-season agreement running from 2022-23 to 2024-25.

Along with the domestic rights in Saudi Arabia, SSC will also broadcast the competitions across the whole of the Middle East and North Africa region via its linear channels and as part of the sports packages on the MBC-owned Shahid OTT platform and Gbox satellite decoders.

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