SuperSport acquires World Cup rights
African pay TV channel SuperSport has acquired the broadcasting rights to all 64 matches of the Fifa World Cup 2022 taking place from November 21 to December 18 in Qatar.
The matches will be contested by 32 teams including champions France and the broadcast rights extend to all platforms across sub-Saharan Africa.
Marc Jury, chief executive of SuperSport, said: “This is fantastic news, especially after the success of the 2018 tournament, a fitting celebration of the beautiful game. The Fifa World Cup always excites fans and the kick-off times will be most convenient for our viewers, given friendly broadcast time zones.”
FTN News reports that high-definition coverage will be offered across multiple channels with expert analysis, in-depth digital offerings and supplementary programming.