Now that Africa has once again been disappointed by Multichoice DStv and GOtv, by not securing the rights to air AFCON 2023, most football lovers in Africa received shocking news from Multichoice after the organization confirmed that DSTV will not cover AFCON 2023 as they have done for previous editions of the tournament.
The body confirmed the news to its customers in a statement on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, with just ten days left to the start of the tournament which will be hosted in Ivory Coast.
However, we have provided you with the easiest way to stream the AFCON 2023 games below
StarTimes subscribers in Nigeria will have access to all 52 matches of the AFCON 2024. This offers comprehensive coverage of the tournament for those who are subscribers to this service.
2. Free-to-Air Channels
The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and other free-to-air channels will broadcast the games. This allows more comprehensive access for viewers who may not have access to satellite TV services. Free-to-air channels are a reliable source for catching all the action live.
3. New World TV
Thanks to a deal with New World TV, this Togolese satellite TV group has broadcast rights for CAF competitions from 2023 to 2025. This might provide an option for viewers in Nigeria to watch the games.
Viaplay is another alternative platform for Nigerians to watch beautiful and exciting football action from the Ivory Coast.
Viaplay is a Swedish video streaming service owned by Viaplay Group, which won the 2023 AFCON rights and will broadcast every tournament match live. The agreement sees Viaplay stream live matches for the subsequent AFCON editions – 2023 and 2025, respectively.
Viaplay will stream live in over 85 countries for the 2023 AFCON, excluding the Middle East, North Africa region, and sub-Saharan Africa.
5. Ziggo Sport
Nigerian Football fans in the diaspora can enjoy all tournament matches on Ziggo Sport, a Dutch pay-TV network. Ziggo Sport secured an exclusive right to broadcast live action of two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations, 2023 in Ivory Coast and 2025 in Morocco.