MultiChoice announces New Football Season, with new league additions on DStv and GOtv

The best football leagues in the world are back this August, as the world of champions, SuperSport, brings live action of the new season in all its HD glory and on SD to DStv and GOtv football fans across the continent.

As part of our strategy to put customers at the heart of everything we do, MultiChoice will continue to bring the most action-packed football from the best players in the world, when the top leagues in the world kick off on August 7. SuperSport will be showing all 380 Premier League matches on the dedicated channel SuperSport Premier League (223), 380 games from La Liga in its new home SuperSport La Liga (224) and 380 matches of Serie A with DStv & GOtv customers getting access to games available on their specific packages.

(TOP: L-R: Garama Chome, Head of Sales, DStv Kenya; Carol Radull, the event MC; Philip Wahome, Corporate Affairs Manager, MultiChoice Kenya; and Ryan Mule, DStv Marketing Manager, pose for a photo at the NFS press conference).

What’s more, football lovers on DStv and GOtv can look forward to the return of the UEFA Europa League – the second most important trophy in Europe, after the UEFA Champions League – on their Channel of Champions. The Europa League and FA Cup will be exclusive to SuperSport adding to the best football viewing experience across all the continent. Football fans will also be able to follow comprehensive coverage of the most loved football leagues with hundreds of games The UEFA Champions League (UCL), UEFA Nations League (UNL) and European qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Nancy Matimu, the MD of MultiChoice Kenya said: “Building on the euphoria of and exciting 20/21 season and the Olympics tournament, we are excited to deliver world-class football to football fans once again, whether they are watching on television or on digital platforms. This season we are delivering even more value to our DStv and GOtv customers. We listened and have secured the Europa League as a Pay TV exclusive offering. In so doing we further entrench our promise as the best football watching experience in Kenya.”

The season kicks off with Manchester City and Leicester City when they stage for the Community Shield match on Saturday 7 August. La Liga and Serie A kick-off on Aug 13. Atletico Madrid will start as favourites to hold off the challenge offered by Real Madrid and Barcelona, but an exciting Sevilla side could be even more prominent in the title challenge, while the high turnover of coaches in Serie A makes their new season entirely unpredictable! Internazionale are the reigning champions, but Juventus, Milan, Napoli, Lazio and a Roma side now managed by Jose Mourinho will all be gunning for the Scudetto in 2021-22. 

This will then be followed in quick succession by the Premier League kicking off on 14 August 2021. Manchester City and Pep Guardiola will be looking to continue their dominance but are likely to face a renewed challenge from Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United, while England’s famed and beloved FA Cup remains an exclusive for SuperSport. The 2021–22 Premier League will be the 30th season of the Premier League, the top English professional league for association football clubs since its establishment in 1992. The much-awaited UEFA Europa league kicks off on 16 September 2021 and will run until 18 May 2022.

DStv and GOtv customers can catch their favorite football matches on their usual SuperSport channels on television on via the DStv app.

For DStv Customers: 

  • SuperSport Blitz remains your home for all the latest breaking news and updates from around the sports world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • SuperSport Grandstand showcasing all of SuperSport’s live programming with a focus on football and the best live sport across all our channels.
  • SuperSport Football Plus brings viewers the top UEFA Champions League matches, football from across the best football leagues in the world, game highlights, goal summaries, news and magazine shows.
  • SuperSport Premier League will be the home of action from England’s Premier League, with the best games, highlights and coverage of EPL. The channel will also broadcast FA Cup and other international action.
  • SuperSport La Liga  is your new home for Spanish football and will focus on La Liga action, the home of El Clasico, and other international football.
  • SuperSport Football will offer selected access to matches from the Premier LeagueLa LigaSerie A, African football leagues and others.
  • SuperSport Variety 1, 2, 3 and 4 will cover football, WWEathletics,  marathons, boxing and a range of other events, both African and international.
  • SuperSport Action, your home for combat sports such as MMA – featuring the UFC and EFC – and boxing from around the globe.
  • SuperSport Rugby, the central hub for all rugby.
  • SuperSport Cricket is your home for Test matches, One Day Internationals, IPL cricket and everything involving bats and balls.
  • SuperSport Golf, SuperSport Tennis and SuperSport Motorsport respectively, with each channel dedicated to its specific sport.
  • WWE Channel brings you the best of action from the WWE universe.

For GOtv customers, in addition to SuperSport BlitzSuperSport FootballSuperSport La Liga and Maximo 360 – GOtv viewers can also enjoy SuperSport Select 1 and SuperSport Select 2 variety channels featuring action from major football leagues, boxing, athletics, marathons and much more.

Don’t miss the 2021/2022 football season on DStv and GOtv. Subscribe or upgrade to join in on the excitement. DStv customers can purchase the full kit HD Zappa decoder including one-month subscription on the DStv Access package for only Kshs 2,999. DStv customers have an option to upgrade to any of the other four DStv packages – Premium, Compact Plus, Compact or Family to suit their preferred viewing needs.

DStv customers can also sign up to DStv app at no additional cost to enjoy all the LIVE games of the UEFA Euro 2020 on the go. Customers can watch the DStv app on their smartphones, tablets and smart TV’s by downloading the DStv app from the Apple Store and Google play store.

GOtv customers can purchase the GOtv decoder plus one-month GOtv Plus subscription for Kshs 1,299 for the best picture quality, widest terrestrial signal coverage across Kenya and over 45 channels.

Customers can purchase the DStv HD decoder or GOtv decoder by simply dialing *423#, or via online platforms Jumia, at any MultiChoice Kenya branch, dealer outlet or select supermarkets countrywide.

For more information about the UEFA Euro 2020, general entertainment content, products and services, visit the DStv and GOtv portals.


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