Multichoice has cautioned the public to desist from the live stream or broadcast of the bout dubbed “Defend To Glory Bout” between Emmanuel “Game Boy” Tagoe and Fernando Saucedo scheduled for the 27th of January, 2018 at the Bukom Boxing Arena.
MutiChoice owners of SuperSports who have the TV right to televise the boxing has warned all media houses and the general public to refrain from any attempt to broadcast the bout.
Below s the full press statement.
24th January 2018
MULTICHOICE WARN PUBLIC TO DESIST FROM UNLAWFUL COMMENTARY, BROADCAST OR RE-BROADCAST OF “DEFEND TO GLORY” BOXING BOUT BETWEEN EMMANUEL TAGOE AND FERNANDO SAUCEDO
MultiChoice wishes to remind all broadcasters and the general public that SuperSport International has the exclusive broadcast rights to the “DEFEND TO GLORY” boxing bout between Emmanuel Tagoe, also known as “Game Boy” and Fernando Saucedo which will be available on DStv HD Channels: SuperSport 8 and SuperSport Select 3 from 7pm Saturday, 27th January 2018.
No person, media station or event organizer is permitted to undertake a public screening, live or delayed broadcast or re-broadcast on any free to air, pay TV channel, social media platform or carryout radio commentary of this boxing bout or any other DStv programmes without the authorization of MultiChoice as such conduct will constitute a direct violation of and interference with the programme and channel distribution rights of MultiChoice and other third parties.
Any violation of the foregoing will be met with exemplary civil and criminal sanctions available under the law.
Thank you for your cooperation.
General Manager, MultiChoice Ghana.
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