Sunday, 10 February 2013
BON Denies Acquiring Rights for AFCON Final
Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON), has denied that it has completed a deal to broadcast live today's final match of the Africa Cup of Nations between Super Eagles and Stallions of Burkina Faso.
A statement released by the body on Friday refuted reports that the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final match would be relayed live on terrestrial television
The statement which was signed by the Executive Secretary of BON, Segun Olaleye, said
no agreement has yet been reached.
“This is to inform the general public that negotiations with the Rights Owner of AFCON 2013 are ongoing. And no agreement has been reached so far on live transmission of the final match on Sunday, February 10, 2013,” it said.
BON stated that it would duly inform the public immediately an agreement was reached.