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AFCON 2019: DStv/GOtv to broadcast matches live with pidgin commentary

THE TOTAL 2019 African Cup of Nations kicks off in Egypt this Friday (tomorrow), and some national teams have already started arriving ahead of the tournament.

DStv and GOtv customer are in for the most comprehensive coverage in HD on SuperSport, with expert analyses and commentary both in English and Pidgin!

All fifty two (52) matches of the tournament will be available to DStv customers on Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, and Family packages, while selected matches will be available to DStv Access subscribers. On GOtv, the 52 matches will be available to customers on GOtv MAX and GOtv Plus packages.

Cecil Sunkwa-Mills, Managing Director, MultiChoice Ghana, said: “Pidgin is a popular language form across the sub-region; we received good reviews when we introduced commentary in Pidgin English during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. I am proud to announce that we will bring it back as part of the commentary for the 2019 African Cup of Nations.”

Customers can switch between languages by pressing the Options button on their remote controls, scroll down to Language and use the Right Arrow button to select different language tracks to get the commentary in Pidgin.

The AFCON broadcast will also feature magazine programmes like Journey to Egypt that will detail how Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa amongst others qualified for the tournament, while Hello Africa is a light-hearted Saturday morning programme showcasing the best of Egyptian flavour, tourist attractions and hospitality options in the Land of the Pharaoh’s during this Africa soccer fiesta.

DStv subscribers can catch all the games SuperSport 7 with selected matches on SuperSport 10 and SuperSport 8, while GOtv subscribers can watch the action on SuperSport Select 4 with selected games scheduled on SuperSport Select 2 and SuperSport Select 5.

In addition, all DStv subscribers and subscribers on GOtv MAX, Plus and Value packages have been enjoying archival content, previous finals, best qualifiers, documentaries and profile pieces of the participating teams.

For more information on the unmatched football on DStv and GOtv and the upcoming fixtures,


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