Nigeriaâ€˜s innovative and newest pay-tv, KwesÃ© brought joy and excitement to the faces of Anthony Joshuaâ€™s family and fans over the weekend in Sagamu, Ogun State.
The people of the ancient town, joined the rest of the world to celebrate Joshua as he defended his WBA and IBF heavyweight title against Cameroon-born French boxer, Carlos Takam, last Saturday.
The much-anticipated bout which was screened live at Baba Josh Hall in Sagamu, saw over 2,000 fans cram into the facility to watch their own star win the iconic fight.
Joshua dominated the fight, which was broadcast, to millions of Nigerians courtesy of Kwese TV from round one through the 10th round when the referee stopped the fight to save the Cameroonian from further punishment.
The boxer has his roots in Sagamu, a historic town located in Ogun State.
Ahead of the match, the Joshua family in Sagamu partnered KwesÃ© to air the live broadcast at the Joshua family hall in Sagamu.
This fight coincided with Sagamu Day, an annual celebration of life by Sagamu residents where praise and rituals are offered to the gods of the land.
It was the second time Kwese will bring an Anthony Joshua fight to audience real time. In April 2017, KwesÃ© broadcast the fight between the champion, Anthony Joshua and Ukrainian former professional boxer, Wladimir Klitschko on its pay-tv, free-to-air and mobile platforms.
KwesÃ© Sports is Econet Mediaâ€™s exclusive sports content platform available on the KwesÃ© TV network.
Through Econet Mediaâ€™s pan-African presence, KwesÃ© Sports is accessible in a number of countries across sub-saharan Africa offering the very best in international and African sports.
KwesÃ© Sports holds rights to some of the most popular sports content such as the Premier League, NBA, various FIFA tournaments including the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018, Carabao Cup, Copa del Rey NFL, etc. KwesÃ© is also the exclusive home of ESPN offering 24 hours of comprehensive sports coverage.