Supersport Gets Africa Rights to Africa Cup of Nations & Euro 2012
December 8, 2011
In an exclusive deal for the African continent, SuperSport will broadcast both the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and Euro 2012 next year.
SuperSport will broadcast all 32 AFCON matches live and in high definition, while the Euro will be broadcast exclusively live also in HD. The Afcon deal, especially, marks a highlight for SuperSport as it incorporates a number of continental football properties.
The AFCON arrangement will be for the next three editions (2012, 2013 and 2015). In addition, the rights include the African Nations Championship (2014), African Youth Championship (2013 and 2015), CAF Super Cup (2012-2016), CAF Champions League (remaining matches, plus 2012-2016), CAF Confederation Cup (remaining matches, plus 2012-2016) and the CAF Under-23 Championships.
SuperSport’s AFCON coverage will include a 24-hour channel dedicated to the event in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.