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KLAS Radio and CVM TV acquire 2018 ISSA football rights through SportsMax

By Sports Desk September 15, 2018

TV broadcasters and ISSA Schoolboy football rights holders SportsMax announced on Thursday that KLAS FM 89 and CVM TV have been awarded exclusive radio broadcast rights and non-exclusive TV broadcast rights for the 2018 ISSA Schoolboy Football season respectively. 

Following the successful carriage of the ISSA Schoolboy football season since 2000, KLAS will once again air live coverage of over 50 matches in the 2018 season to listeners right across Jamaica, and on radio livestream at klassportsradio.com.

This complement’s SportsMax and CVM TV’s coverage of the 2018 schoolboy football season which started on September 8. CVM TV will broadcast live and delayed games on a weekly basis through to Deceber to December 8 right across Jamaica. SportsMax TV will broadcast up to 50 live matches across jamaica and the Caribbean, while their sister channel CEEN TV will simulcast across the US, UK and Canada. There is also an international livestream available on CEEN.TV and of course, viewership on Caribbean mobile phones via the SportsMax App and the PlayGo App.

SportsMax CEO Olly McIntosh is pleased about the comprehensive broadcast deals which he says “represents the most extensive broadcast possibe for the 2018 schoolboy football season. Persons will be able to follow the action wherever they are whether via their radios, mobile phones, linear TV or on livestream.”

SportsMax and CVM TV’s coverage will be led by SportsMax’s ace commentatary team comprising Donald Oliver, Chris Taylor and George Davis, while KLAS’s coverage will be headed by Sean Grant, with analysts Christopher “Zidane” Matthews and Garfield Jones. 

“KLAS Sports FM 89 is pleased to partner with SportsMax to have exclusive radio broadcast rights for the schoolboy football 2018 season. This move continues to cement our place as the leading sports radio station in Jamaica.”, said Alston Stewart, Chairman of KLAS Radio.

The radio, TV, mobile and broadband broadcast of the 2018 ISSA Schoolboy football season will run for three months through to December 8 and will see action from six competitions. Coverage includes matches from the Manning Cup, the daCosta Cup, the Walker Cup, The Ben Francis Cup, the ISSA Champions Cup and the season closer, the Olivier Shield.

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