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New-look Saudi professional football league renamed after Crown Prince

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The Saudi professional football league has been renamed after Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Sabq reported.

Public Sport Authority president Turki Al Sheikh announced the new-look championship, previously known as Abdul Latif Jameel Professional Football League.

He said that the Prince Mohammed bin Salman League would be adopted for one special edition only (2018-2019).

State-run Saudi Telecom (STC) has secured sole TV rights to air the Saudi Professional League and the national football team matches in a 10-year, $1.8 billion (SR6.6 billion) deal.

Intigral Company chief executive officer Hamoud Al Ramyan said the league matches would be aired in two different bouquets via the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) Dawri Plus Application which won the award of Best Digital Strategy of 2017.

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