Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Afcon, Euro football windfall for viewers



In an exclusive deal for the continent, SuperSport will next year broadcast both the Caf Africa Cup of Nations and Euro 2012.

The World of Champions will broadcast all 32 Afcon matches live and in High Definition, while Euro 2012 will be broadcast exclusively live, also in HD.

The Afcon deal, especially, marks a windfall for SuperSport as it incorporates a number of continental football properties.

The Afcon arrangement will be for the next three editions (2012, 2013 and 2015). In addition, the rights include the African Nations Championship (2014), African Youth Championship (2013 and 2015), Caf Super Cup (2012-2016), Caf Champions League (remaining matches, plus 2012-2016), Caf Confederations Cup (remaining matches, plus 2012-2016) and the Caf Under-23 Championships.

It all adds up to a staggering array of content and confirms SuperSport as the preeminent football broadcaster in Africa.

SuperSport’s Afcon coverage will include a 24-hour channel dedicated to the event in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

Among the guests and analysts are renowned football personalities, including Sammy Kuffour, Neil Tovey, Benni McCarthy, Stephen Keshi, Daniel Amokachi, Doctor Khumalo, Shaun Bartlett and Gavin Hunt.

Hello Africa, SuperSport’s daily magazine show, will include reports from reporters stationed in Franceville, Libreville, Malabo and Bata. There will also be previews, memorable moments and viewer interaction.

Moreover, every Sunday, award-winning presenter Robert Marawa will present Masterplan, an analysis show designed to get to the heart of team tactics and strategies. Analysts will include Amokachi and Gary Bailey.

Euro 2012, to be played in June and July, will also boast a 24-hour channel, with commentary in English and Portuguese.

Shop

DStv Explora
The best TV just got better
R1899.00
DStv HD Decoder (Uninstalled)
The DStv HD Decoder is our newest single view decoder
R435.00
DStv HD Decoder
Fully installed
R699.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Kyle Brown
Hunting the Pearl of the Orient
Hong Kong is the host city for the sixth round of the HSBC Sevens World Series. It is a tournament...

Neil at the World Cup
Week 6
Some players were desperate to get home, others were happy to stay a while.

Neil Tovey
Brockie - A striking example
Jeremy Brockie has only been in South Africa since January but has made a big impression.

Kepler Wessels
The boys will be back
It is always difficult to dwell on a major disappointment like the semifinal against New Zealand on...

Tony Johnson
It just never ends
Thirteen cards, including three reds, and 140 penalties spread over just six games.

Brenden Nel
Bismarck at the crossroads
Gary Gold is right. Bismarck du Plessis is targeted by opposition teams.