GOtv, DStv subscribers to watch live 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, matches




As Africa’s top footballers get together in Egypt this June for the continent’s biggest football tournament, SuperSport will bring all the action live and in HD. Kenya will play its first match on June 23, 2019 against Algeria in the group stages and DStv and GOtv subscribers are set to watch the action at no extra cost.

In true SuperSport Style – with live games and HD coverage, magazine shows, detailed pre and post-game analysis from football experts and match highlights – DStv and GOtv subscribers can expect an optimal viewing experience.

The games kick off on June 21, 2019 and will run until July 19, 2019. The over 50 matches will be available to subscribers on DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact and Family, Access and GOtv Max and Plus. Subscribers on DStv Access and GOtv Plus will receive select games throughout the period of the tournament.

(TOP: Philip Wahome, MultiChoice Kenya Corprate Affairs Manager – left; Celeste Muli, Head of Marketing, Multichoice Kenya – centre -; and Simon Kariithi, the Multichoice Kenya GM for Commercial, pose shortly after the 2019 African Cup of Nations – AFCON – official broadcaster announced the live matches).

MultiChoice Kenya GM for Commercial Simon Kariithi says: “African football has grown to produce some of the best talent in the world. This year’ 2019 AFCON games will definitely be a showcase of skill and strength. We are excited to deliver this excitement to our subscribers on DStv and GOtv direct into their hands and living rooms. As a company, we remain committed to grow Africa’s local talent and grow Africa’s people into vibrant powerhouses, and what better way to give accord the stars of this continent a platform that can bring people around shared passions.”

DStv subscribers on Family, Compact plus, Compact and Premium will have two AFCON SuperSport channels, SuperSport 7 (Channel 207) and SuperSport 10 (Channel 210) while GOtv subscribers on the Max package can watch the games on SuperSport Select 4 with select matches on the GOtv Plus package on SuperSport Select 2. SuperSport 10 on DStv and Select 2 on GOtv will also carry the overflow games for the final round of the group stages where matches kick off simultaneously.

The kick-off match between host country Egypt and Zimbabwe on Saturday June 21, 2019 is scheduled to begin at 11:00pm and will air on SS7, SS10, Select 2 and Select 4.

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