SuperSport Kicks Off Football Season!!
Written by Essy on September 8, 2020
8 September 2020, (Kenya) – MultiChoice Kenya is urging Kenyans to sign up to the world’s most popular football extravaganza that kicks off in 2 days. The 2020-21 Premier League season commences on 12 September 2020 and will provide more thrills for SuperSport viewers on DStv and GOtv.
The Premier League will kick-off on Saturday, 12 September 2020 with Fulham vs Arsenal at 2:30pm on SS223 and the La Liga season will also start on Friday, 11 September 2020 on SS224 followed by Serie A on Saturday 19 September 2020
Managing Director, Multichoice Kenya, Nancy Matimu(C), initiates the new football seasons on DSTV and GOTV during the Multichoice new football season media briefing at LPL, looking on is Multichoice, Corporate Affairs Manager, Philip Wahome(R) and Multichoice, Head of Sales and Distribution, Garama Chome(L).
According to MultiChoice Kenya Managing Director Nancy Matimu, SuperSport will showcase all 1,140 matches of the new football season by showing all the 380 Premier League matches in our new dedicated channel SuperSport Premier League (223), 380 games from La Liga in its new home SuperSport La Liga (224) and 380 matches of Serie A with DStv & GOtv customers getting access to games available on their specific packages
“MultiChoice Kenya is all about the power of entertainment to enrich lives through the content that we relentlessly deliver to customers’ TV or mobile-device screens. The beginning of the 2020/21 football season is 2 days away, with the battle set to begin in earnest on 11 September 2020. As we have become accustomed over the years, we are sure it will provide thrills for SuperSport viewers on DStv and GOtv,” said Nancy.
Indeed, SuperSport offers the viewers a truly unrivalled front-row viewing experience which includes the Premier League which has now been extended until 2022 as well as the biggest international football events in the world including La Liga, the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship, UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers, European qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. MultiChoice is committed to bringing customers unmatched sports content that resonates with them including the following football titles;
- The Premier League (PL),
- The UEFA Champions League (UCL),
- La Liga and
- Serie A.
- As part of our football offering, we also have the broadcast rights to the UEFA Nations League (UNL) which begun at the beginning of the month.
According to Nancy, MultiChoice listens to its customers and the most exciting thing is that we heard DStv and GOtv customers and enhanced their TV viewing experience. “SuperSport has reorganized its sports channels and re-named them in accordance with the different sports genre they carry to ensure you get the most and the best,” said Nancy.
This new strategy will align channel names and indicate a clear destination for fans’ favourite sports. A new channel, SuperSport Grandstand, will become the home of the day’s live sport. The channels have been renamed and currently sit as follows: –
Managing Director, Multichoice Kenya, Nancy Matimu(C), signs a football during the commencing of the new football season on DSTV and GOTV at LPL, looking on is Multichoice, Corporate Affairs Manager, Philip Wahome(R) and Multichoice, Head of
Sales and Distribution, Garama Chome(L).
DStv Live Football Channels for Kenya are as follows:
|Premium||221||Grandstand: Best of all UCL/EPL/Series A etc. simulcast, few exclusive games|
|Compact Plus||222||Football Plus: Best UCL games, overflow football, game highlights, goal summaries, etc.|
|Compact||223||Premier League: Home of EPL (& FA Cup), including overflow UCL, Europa League, FIFA, etc. (with priority for EPL)|
|Family||224||La Liga: Home of La Liga, can include overflow/repeat UCL, Europa League, FIFA, etc. (with priority for La Liga)|
|255||SuperSport Football: Selected “Access” games of EPL/La Liga/Serie A, PSL/African football, others and repeats|
GOtv Live Football Channels in Kenya are as follows:
|Plus||31||Selected “Access” games of EPL/La Liga/Serie A, PSL/African football, other football and repeats|
|Max||32||Home of La Liga, can include overflow/repeat UCL, Europa League, FIFA, etc. (with priority for La Liga)|
|Max||33||Serie A, overflow of African football, selected repeats for UFC/WWE, relevant variety|
|Max||34||African football and coverage of other local events, international selected content|
|Value||35||African football and coverage of other local events, international selected content|
|Plus||36||Porto sports channel with FTA football and other “Access” type programming|
DStv customers can purchase the HD DStv Zappa decoder plus one-month subscription on the DStv Access package for only Sh. 1,999. DStv customers can also enjoy a range of content available on DStv Access package, with an option to upgrade to any of the other four DStv packages – Premium, Compact Plus, Compact or Family – to suit their preferred family viewing needs.
DStv customers can also sign up to DStv Now to enjoy all the extra entertainment and live TV viewing options on the move. Customers can watch DStv Now on smartphones, tablets and smart TV’s by downloading the DStv Now App from the Apple Store and Google play store.
GOtv customers can get the GOtv decoder plus one-month GOtv Max subscription for Sh. 1,999 to enjoy clear picture quality, widest terrestrial signal coverage across Kenya, parental control features and over 45 entertainment channels.
Customers can purchase decoders from all MultiChoice Kenya branches, leading supermarkets, dealers, agents and retailers country wide.
Get or reconnect to on DStv or GOtv today to enjoy this game and the New Football Season on your #HomeofFootball.
To buy or reconnect on either DStv or GOtv, dial *423#. You can also download MyDStv or MyGOtv to subscribe or upgrade, and join in on the excitement. DStv viewers, while you’re on the move, you can stream matches on DStv Now.
For additional information and/or clarification, please contact MultiChoice Kenya Corporate Affairs Manager, Philip Wahome on email@example.com