Local African talent set to shine as CHAN 2022 kicks off on StarTimes

Africa’s leading digital TV operator, StarTimes will broadcast all 32 games of the African Nations Championship 2022 (CHAN 2022) tournament across its five sports channels and StarTimes ON app on live and in HD. StarTimes is entitled to exploit all CAF CHAN 2022 matches in English, Portuguese and all locally-spoken languages.

The CHAN 2022 tournament will be held in Algeria from January 13 to February 4, 2023. It is the 7th edition of the biennial football tournament, in which only players competing in the local leagues of their country can participate. The locally-based players will be given a chance to parade their skills to the international audiences.

Speaking ahead of the tournament kick off, StarTimes Content Director Myke Mwai noted that “For the first time in the history of CHAN, 18 countries will be competing for the title – an increase from the previous 16 nations. The participating teams have been divided into five groups, three of four teams and two of three teams – the top two teams in each group of four teams advance to the quarter-finals and the top team in each group of three also progresses to the last eight.”

Two times champions Morocco, will be seeking to defend their crown and make it three title wins in a row. Other teams which represented Africa football during the 2022 World Cup including Senegal, Ghana and Cameroon, will also be leading the CHAN party.

  • Group A: Algeria, Libya, Mozambique, Ethiopia
  • Group B: DR Congo, Uganda, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal
  • Group C: Morocco, Sudan, Madagascar, Ghana
  • Group D: Mali, Angola, Mauritania
  • Group E: Cameroon, Congo, Niger

Besides the CHAN 2022 tournament, StarTimes will present Bundesliga, CAF Champions League, CAF Confederation Cup, Copa del Ray, Coppa Italia, Spanish Super Sup, Italian Super Cup, Portuguese Cup, Portuguese League Cup and many more exciting football events in 2023, please stay tuned.


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