South Africa based pay television Supersport has cancelled their broadcast contract with the Nigerian Professional Football League.
The decision means the country’s topflight will not be aired live by the pay television giants.
The move comes weeks after they took a similar decision in Kenya – terminating a ten-year relation with the Kenyan Premier League.
Last year they ended their union with the Ghanaian Premier League, which another pay television company Star Times have since taken over.
Supersport is said to be downsizing its operations in Africa for business reasons.
With dwindling subscription numbers and stiff competition from new entrants like Star Times, Kwese Sports among others, Supersport’s stay outside its South Africa base has been a subject of speculations.
Since the beginning of the new Premier Soccer League season in Zimbabwe, Supersport has not been able to air live a single match despite holding the rights.
They are however active in the Zambian Super League and the South Africa’s