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Kwese, SuperSport, SABC, StarTimes All Bag Broadcasting Rights From FIFA

The announcement made by FIFA regarding broadcasting rights for the FIFA tournaments (including the Confederation Cup and 2018 World Cup) reveals the following:

  • Kwese Sports (Econet Media) has broadcast rights on Pay TV and Free-to-air across all African territories (sub-Saharan) - minus South Africa
  • Multichoice Supersport has Pay-TV broadcast rights across all African territories (sub-Saharan)
  • SABC has Free-to-air broadcast rights for South Africa only
  • Startimes has Pay-TV broadcast rights across all African territories (sub-Saharan) minus South Africa
  • CANAL+ can broadcast on Pay-TV platforms across all African territories (sub-Sahara) but not in South Africa and Nigeria
A statement from FIFA said they are delighted and look forward to working together with partners in the region, to allow millions of fans enjoy FIFA’s shows across a multitude of platforms.

Countries included in the Africa Territories (sub-Saharan) are as follows:
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic (CAR)
Chad
Congo
Congo DR and Côte d’Ivoire
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
Seychelles
SierrLeone
South Africa
Swaziland
Tanzania,
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe.





 

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