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TM returns to Malaysian football signifies a fresh start for MFL

After almost a year of absence, Telekom Malaysia (TM) returned to collaborate with Malaysian Football League (MFL), signalling a fresh start ahead of the 2020 season.

The deal is truly significant as the partnership will cover exclusive broadcast, mobile and online streaming rights for Charity Cup, Liga Super, Liga Premier, FA Cup and Malaysia Cup, all unifi TV platform.

The partnership will also allow TM as official title sponsor for the most coveted football trophy in the country to be known as TM Piala Malaysia.

Through the collaboration, they have agreed with a three-year commitment, which is a testament to TM’s continuous support and commitment in developing the local football scene as well as raising the prestige of Malaysian sport.

The new TM deal will also help participation teams financially through the TV rights, as well as featuring all weekly matches concurrently though five unifi sports channel, something that fans have been waiting for all this time.

Understandably, every match will be produced by MFL Productions and it will be streamed live by unifi TV and unifi PlayTV app, the official broadcast partner.

Non-unifi customers can watch all matches by subscribing to unifi TV’s Ultimate Pack, while unifi TV customers without the Ultimate Pack, they can purchase any of the viewing passes available on unifi TV Media box and unifi PlayTV app.

Liga Malaysia Unifi TV Viewing Passes Via Ultimate Pack

Individual match pass RM3
Monthly pass RM15
Liga Super/Piala FA Season Pass RM100
Piala Malaysia Season Pass RM50
VVIP Team Malaysia RM120

Interim MFL CEO, Datuk Ghani Hassan also hinted that some of the live matches will be shown on free-to-air TV, which could ultimately attract new fans to watch local football scene.

MFL are also on the verge of securing another sponsors from government-linked companies (GLC), which is another positive development for the upcoming season.

If all goes well, this collaboration could increase the popularity of local football, attracting new fans as well as gaining support and interest from various sectors to invest more on Malaysian football.