N igerians will get the chance to experience one of the biggest recurring events in global football as Spanish giants, Real Madrid and Barcelona go head to head in the first â€˜El Clasicoâ€™ duel of the 2017/18 season. The match will be broadcast LIVE and in HD on SuperSport 7, as DStv viewers join some 650 million people in 188 countries around the world in watching.
Speaking on the epic football duel, Mr. Martin Mabutho, the General Manager, Marketing and Sales for MultiChoice Nigeria, said: â€œEvery year, millions of people around the world tune in to watch the spectacle that is the â€˜El Classicoâ€™, a battle between two of the biggest Spanish clubs in world football. SuperSport has always ensured that Nigerians are not left out of the thrilling encounter and this year is no different. The clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona will be broadcast LIVE on SuperSport, and our viewers should tune in to find out who edges the other out: will it be Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi?â€
The footballing action on SuperSport doesnâ€™t end with the â€˜El Classicoâ€™ duel and the busy Christmas schedule continues in the Premier League this weekend with match day 19, as Manchester United play their third consecutive away fixture at the King Power stadium when they face Leicester City today. Other fixtures to look out for include Everton versus Chelsea, Manchester City take on Bournemouth, Burnley welcome Tottenham Hotspur and Valencia play Villarreal.
Speaking further, Mr. Mabutho said: â€œWe remain committed to providing the best sporting content to our customers. The festive season is always filled with mouthwatering football fixtures that fans and viewers around the world look forward to and our Nigerian viewers are not left out as SuperSport will be broadcasting over 70 exclusive Premier League games in December alone, all Live and in HD.â€
Subscribers can enjoy the best footballing action this festive season on DStv Compact, Compact Plus and Premium Bouquets. All football matches will be shown live and in HD on Supersport, accompanied with the best coverage and live commentary.