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Mai TV secures sponsor

Rashneel Kumar
Friday, March 07, 2014

THE 2014 FIFA World Cup licensed broadcasters Mai TV secured a gold sponsor for the broadcasting of the world's biggest single sporting event.

Yesterday, the commercial free-to-air TV network sealed a deal with Carpenters Motors Limited in its bid to bring the matches live to the people of Fiji.

Mai TV's general manager Marc Santos thanked Carpenters Motors for its support and commitment in helping fulfil the desire of the die-hard football fans.

Carpenters Motors operations manager Alvin Sharma said they were proud to be involved in the FIFA World Cup coverage.

He added as the gold partner of the coverage, they would be promoting the event through all their outlets and with several organised activities.

"We are pleased to be associated with Mai TV and its coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup which is the largest sports event in the world," Sharma said.

"With it being hosted in Brazil, the anticipation and following will reach unprecedented levels.

"We have come on board so that the people of Fiji get the chance to view this event on free-to-air TV."

The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off on June 12 and all the 64 matches will be shown live on Mai TV.


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