Chairman of Nigerian leading sports radio, Brila Group, Dr Larry Izamoje has announced that Sports Radio 88.9 Brila FM have secured exclusive rights to bring live commentaries of Spain’s La Liga and Copa Del Rey matches to its numerous listeners starting from August 17.
According to him, the rights will grant the station access to expert commentary, insight and links to the biggest names in Spanish football as well as its production expertise and experience of broadcasting live games.
Dr Izamoje also noted that the new arrangement will go in tandem with the existing partnership with talkSPORT, English language broadcast partners signed last season, which allows Brila FM to carry live Premier League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup commentaries on an exclusive basis within its broadcast area.
However, he warned other stations who have no broadcast rights to stay away from running illegal commentaries.
As football stakeholders in the land, celebrate the newly acquired exclusive rights by Sports Radio 88.9 Brila FM to bring live commentaries of Spain’s La Liga and Copa Del Rey matches to its numerous listeners starting from August 17, former Barcelona player, Emmanuel Amuneke has commended the efforts station, calling it noble achievement.
Meanwhile, Barrister Festus Afeiyodion of Festus Keyamo Chambers, Sports Radio 88.9 Brila FM’s legal advisers has revealed that their duty is to protect the exclusive rights of the station regarding live commentaries of Spain’s La Liga, Copa Del Rey, the English Premier League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup.
According to him, anyone who infringes upon the rights, either knowingly or ignorantly will be legally amazed.