The South African Football Association has confirmed a Five-year sponsorship deal with broadcasting company MultiChoice Group (MCG), through showmax to Improve refereeing in the country.
The sponsorship will support and assist more than 40 000 referees officiating nationwide in all matches played under SAFA.
It will also aid both male and female refereeing divisions of sport in support of SAFA's project equity.
We could sit here this morning and launch a partnership that I think comes at a right time said SAFA president Danny Jordan during a Special broadcast on SuperSport TV on Thursday afternoon.
This is a Greater intergration of technology into the sport of football as we as enhancing the both , the football and fan experience in the game
We are here today to celebrate a step change for referees in our country. This partnership between (SAFA) Showmax and MultiChoice will make a significant difference to the most important aspects of the game
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