SuperSport will not broadcast AFCON – Multichoice
Multichoice, the parent company of DStv, stated on Wednesday, January 3, that the popular satellite TV service will not be broadcasting the AFCON 2023 tournament.
In a release, Multichoice revealed that SuperSport TV was unable to secure the broadcasting rights for the competition, causing disappointment among millions across Africa who were looking forward to witnessing the continent’s major football event.
The statement explained, “The SuperSport Channel will not be airing the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023, scheduled for January 13th – February 11th, 2024, due to the channel’s failure to secure the broadcasting rights for the tournament.
However, AFCON 2023 games will be available through our partner broadcast stations on Free to Air (FTA) channels.”
Multichoice Africa affirmed its commitment to ensuring that football fans across the continent continue to have unparalleled access to entertainment and football on DStv and GOtv platforms.
This includes the Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A, Zambian Super League, and many more esteemed football competitions.
The 34th edition of the CAF AFCON is set to kick off on January 13 in Ivory Coast, with 24 nations vying for the prestigious prize in African football.