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SBD Global/March 18, 2013/Media
UAE's Professional League Committee Plans to Boost Revenue With TV Rights Bid
Published March 18, 2013
ONLY ONE: In Abu Dhabi, Amith Passela wrote Abu Dhabi Sports and Dubai Sports channels "have shared the broadcast rights of the Pro League for the five years since the game turned professional," but only one will be able to hold the rights from '13-14 to '15-16 following the announcement by the Pro League Committee. PLC exec committee member and Right Licensing Committee Chair Hamad Nekhirat Al Ameri said that "they were looking to build upon the successes for the past five years." Al Ameri: "We need to continue to grow awareness, professionalism of how competitions are being showcased" (THE NATIONAL, 3/16).