world’s best footballers on the world’s best sports broadcaster! This is the
promise from SuperSport, which will broadcast an unprecedented offering of
World Cup football, beginning long before the event itself in June.
mid-April, the switch will be flipped on a 24-hour World Cup channel
(SuperSport 13), allowing fans an appetiser of the 2018 FIFA World Cup - to
come two months later from the heart of Russia. Packed with legacy content,
highlights, documentaries, FIFA films, classic matches and interviews, the
channel will also feature warm-up matches to prepare every football fan for the
tournament that traditionally gets the world talking.
June 14 until the final in Moscow on July 15, MultiChoice will present an
unparalleled viewing experience of the 2018 FIFA World Cup for DStv and GOtv
customers across all platforms.
Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco will be spearheading the African challenge
64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be available on all DStv packages as
well as on the GOtv Max and Plus packages while GOtv Value customers can view a
significant number of games. GOtv Lite customers can also enjoy a select number
of fixtures available on free-to-air channels. Viewers can also tune in to
Maximo 1, Maximo 2 and Maximo 360 for Portuguese-language coverage.
more, DStv customers will be treated to two 24-hour pop-up channels (SuperSport
13 and 14) dedicated entirely to the tournament with live match commentary
options in Pidgin and Swahili. Coverage will be integrated into a
multi-platform offering that includes traditional television, on-the-go via the
DStv Now app and online at supersport.com
There will also be regular news updates on the popular Blitz channel.
is a comprehensive offering that reflects the global reach and excitement on
the world’s number one game,” said Gideon Khobane, Chief Executive Officer of
SuperSport. “Few events enthral people in every corner of the earth, but the
World Cup does so. We’ll be pulling out all stops to tell the story of the 2018
edition in rich colour and language.”
Nadhi Kalili | Public Relations Officer
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