MultiChoice Group, the parent company of DStv and GOtv, has announced that its channels will air games of the forthcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON).
The broadcast powerhouse said it reached “a commercially viable agreement” with New World TV, a Togolese audio-visual group and AFCON broadcast rights holder for sub-Saharan Africa.
MutiChoice added that its SuperSport channels will air all 52 games of the competition billed to kick off on Saturday.
“SuperSport to broadcast all AFCON games live after MultiChoice secures broadcast rights January 10, 2024 – SuperSport will broadcast all 52 matches of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire 2023 (AFCON) live after MultiChoice secured the rights to broadcast the continent’s showpiece tournament, which kicks off on 13 January 2024 until 11 February 2024,” the statement reads.
“MultiChoice reached a commercially viable agreement with rightsholders, New World TV (NWTV), to broadcast the 34th edition of Africa’s premier men’s football competition taking place in Ivory Coast.
The development came a few weeks after MultiChoice disclosed that it failed to acquire the broadcasting rights for AFCON.