DStv parent company Multichoice announced on Wednesday that it will not brodcast the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 in Ivory Coast.
Millions of fans across the world await with a lot of impatience the tournament which will start in ten days in Abidjan with the opening game between hosts Ivory Coast and Guinea Bissau on January 13.
However, they will not be able to watch AFCON 2023 on Supersport TV as the channel failed to secure the rights to brodcast the competition.
“SuperSport Channel will not broadcast the Africa Cup of Nations [AFCON] 2023 scheduled for January 13th – February 11th, 2024, because the channel has not secured the rights to broadcast the tournament,” reads the statement”, the channel said in a statement on Wedenesday.
“However, AFCON 2023 games will be available through our partner broadcast stations on Free to Air [FTA] channels.
“Multichoice Africa remains committed to ensuring that fans across Africa continue to enjoy unrivalled access to entertainment and football games available on DStv and GOtv platforms, including the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Zambian Super League and many more of football’s most prestigious competitions.”
It should be noted that SABC Sport will brodacst the tournament in South Africa and all Bafana Bafana games can be watched on it with Hugo Broos and his men being in Group E alongside Mali, their first opponent on January 16, Tunisia and Namibia.