Nigerian football fans will today have another opportunity to watch the Super Eagles prepare for the World Cup in their pre-tournament clash with Czech Republic. The match will be broadcast live on SuperSport 3 and SuperSport 9 on DStv and on SuperSport Select 1 on GOtv beginning at 1:50pm.
Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, Mr. John Ugbe said yesterday that the company is delighted to air the international friendlies live to Nigerian fans as this will provide them the opportunity to gauge the World Cup preparations of the Super Eagles as well as those of other teams competing in the tournament.
â€œFootball fans are eagerly anticipating the commencement of the World Cup and MultiChoice Nigeria is delighted to help Nigerians keep tabs on the Super Eagles and other teams by airing their friendly matches on SuperSport,â€ he said.
Other international friendlies to be broadcast live on DStv include England vs Costa Rica on Thursday, June 7, on SuperSport 3, SuperSport 13 and SuperSport 14 at 7:45pm; Germany vs Saudi Arabia on Friday, June 8, on SuperSport 3 at 6:15pm; and Poland vs Chile on the same day on SuperSport 13 and SuperSport 14 at 7:30pm.
On Saturday, June 9, fans will have the chance to watch Sweden play Peru. The match will air live on SuperSport 13, SuperSport 14 and SuperSport 3 at 6:00pm, while on Sunday, 10 June, Austria will take on eternal World Cup favourites, Brazil. The match will be shown live on SuperSport 13, SuperSport 14 and SuperSport 3, at 2:45pm.
The last match of the international friendlies will be on Tuesday, June 12, when Poland will take on Lithuania. The match will air live on SuperSport 3 at 4:45pm.
With the 2018 FIFA World Cup only a few days away, customers will be able to enjoy all 64 games on six dedicated SuperSport channels on all DStv packages.
MultiChoice Nigeria also promised that GOtv subscribers will also enjoy all 64 World Cup games on GOtv Max and GOtv Plus packages while GOtv Value customers can view a total of 56 World Cup games.
â€œCustomers can also expect pre and post-match analysis from world class football experts, curated magazine shows on SuperSport and for the first time, pidgin commentary from seasoned local commentators.
â€œDonâ€™t miss the football extravaganza. Visit www.dstv.com and www.gotvafrica.com to subscribe and join in on the World Cup excitement, only on DStv and GOtv,â€ Ugbe concluded.