FACT Live On Fiji One

Fiji FA president Rajesh Patel in­dicated overseas fans would be able to watch it on live stream.
19 Nov 2020 15:14
FACT Live On Fiji One
From left: Fiji Football Association CEO, Mohammed Yusuf, Fiji FA Finance committee chairman, Ravin Swami, Fiji FA president, Rajesh Patel, Fiji TV board chairman, Deepak Rathod and Fiji TV general manager, Sitiveni Halofaki, during the signing of the broadcasting agreement at the Fiji FA headquarters, Vatuwaqa, Suva, on November 18, 2020. Photo: Sereana Salalo

Fiji Football Association has partnered with Fiji Televi­sion to air the 2020 Vodafone Fiji FACT live.

The coverage of the 16 games of the tournament begins on Saturday at Churchill Park, Lautoka.

Fiji FA president Rajesh Patel in­dicated overseas fans would be able to watch it on live stream.

The live streaming for our over­seas patrons who were dying to see Fiji matches because they cannot come due to the border closure.

He indicated there was a lot of pressure on them to ensure live streaming.

“It is something that never been done before, it is history in the making where all16 matches will be shown live in Fiji.

“We are thankful for Fiji TV for coming on board and we hope to en­hance it further,” Patel added.

He added that by end of year, Fiji FA would be working on package with whichever broadcast that comes with right amount of fund­ing.

This would include the whole package of Fiji Football games and tournaments such Pillay Garments Champions vs Champions, Voda­fone Premier League, Vodafone Fiji FACT, Punjas B.O.G, and Courts IDC

Fiji TV board chairman, Deepak Rathood, said: “We want to bring the most compelling content to the people of Fiji, and overseas as well, as sports is obviously everybody re­lates to.

“It is a proud moment for us and we hope this partnership can achieve these sort of things as we go ahead.”

Edited by Osea Bola

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