DStv subscribers are in for a super treat as the new football season begins this second weekend of August. MultiChoice, through DStv, is set to deliver some of the most action-packed football leagues in the world beginning Friday, 10 August 2018, as the world of champions, SuperSport, brings all the live action in all its HD glory to DStv football fans! Once again, DStv subscribers will get the front-row seat to the live football action throughout the season with expert commentary for every match.
“Our key priority is to provide the highest quality viewing experiences for the biggest and best moments in sports for our customers. We shall continue to keep up with this promise as we once again deliver a memorable football experience this 2018/2019 season with unmatched football content that resonates with our customers including the following football titles; The Premier League (PL), The UEFA Champions League (UCL), La Liga, Serie A, Super Cup, Supertaça Europeia and Super Spanish Cup. As part of our football offering we now have the broadcast rights to the UEFA Nations League (UNL). This brings the number of games available for DStv subscriber to over 1,140 live matches on up to five football leagues throughout this football period,” said MultiChoice Kenya MD, Eric Odipo.
(TOP: Multichoice Kenya Managing Director Eric Odipo – centre – poses with models during the DStv New Football Season press conference).
The Premier League will kick-off on Friday, 10 August 2018 with Manchester United vs. Leicester City at 10 pm Kenya Time on SS3. Head-to-head records of Manchester United against Leicester City have seen Man U win 64 of the games, draw in 29 of the games and lost 33 of the games.
The La Liga season will start on Saturday, 18 August 2018 followed by Serie A on Sunday, August 19, 2018. Throughout the season, SuperSport will show all 380 games of the Premier League matches, 380 games from La Liga and 380 matches of Serie A on DStv. DStv Premium and Compact Plus subscribers will get even more football action on SuperSport including UEFA Super Cup, and Spanish Super Cup.
“This season will be one to remember for our subscribers across all our packages as we strive to offer more value for our customers. Subscribers on DStv Family will this season get over 450 games while Access customers will receive over 220. Both Family and Access customers can now enjoy the best of local and some international football matches which includes international friendlies plus a select Premier League games on SS7, SS8 & SS10,” added Odipo.
DStv will continue to open to its subscribers a variety of sports including Rugby, Cycling, Golf, Tennis, Athletics, Cricket, Motorsport and International Boxing. DStv Premium also offers the latest and best movies and series, fresh from Hollywood on the M-Net movie channels as well as the widest variety of quality local and international entertainment channels. Express from the U.S. brings Premium subscribers the best and latest entertainment on M-Net within 24 hours of the U.S. broadcast.
The DStv High Definition decoder is currently retailing at Kshs 4,999 and comes with a decoder, satellite dish full kit, inclusive of installation and one month of Compact package (that has over 90 channels).
- Premier League:
The home of the Premier League on DStv will be SuperSport 3. Our DStv Compact customers and above will have access to the best matches of each round. Our GOtv Max and Plus, as well as DStv Access and Family customers, won’t miss out either, with access to twice the number of live Premier League matches as last season.
- Spannish La Liga
DStv subscribers from Family to Premium will have font row seats to all LaLiga games. This year, DStv Access viewers will be able to catch even more of LaLiga with a second game per week being added to the package. On GOtv, Max is the home of the Spanish league and all the best games will be available on the package, while Plus customers can tune in twice a week for selected matches.
The best matches from the league can be viewed live from DStv Compact Plus upwards, and all other packages will have access to selected games. From this season, GOtv Max viewers and DStv Family customers, can catch up to two UEFA Champions League games per week.
- Italian Serie A:
DStv Family customers have a boosted offering of Serie A and will see all the matches, while Access customers will be able to catch two games a week. GOtv Max can comfortably embrace the Italian league’s introduction to the platform as they can also view all the best matches. GOtv Plus customers can enjoy two games a week.
Upcoming Football schedules:
|Fri, 10 Aug||Manchester United vs. Leicester City||21:00|
|Sat, 11 Aug||Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Everton||18:30|
|Sat, 11 Aug||Newcastle United vs. Tottenham Hotspur||13:30|
|Sun, 12 Aug||Liverpool vs. West Ham United||14:30|
|Sat, 11 Aug||AFC Bournemouth vs. Cardiff City||16:00|
|Sat, 11 Aug||Huddersfield Town vs. Chelsea||16:00|
|Sat, 11 Aug||Watford vs. Brighton & Hove Albion||16:00|
|Sun, 12 Aug||Southampton vs. Burnley||14:30|
|Sun, 12 Aug||Arsenal vs. Manchester City||17:00|
|Sat, 11 Aug||Fulham vs. Crystal Palace||16:00|
|UEFA SUPER CUP|
|15 August 2018||Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid||20:45|
|SPANISH SUPER CUP|
|Sevilla vs Barcelona||22:00|
|Barcelona vs Sevilla||TBC|