MultiChoice Uganda, through DStv and GOtv channels, has announced that it will be broadcasting the 2018 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) for Ugandan subscribers to support the Uganda Cranes.
The CHAN 2018 football tournament is the true test of Africa’s strongest league, pitting 16 of Africa’s best teams comprised of only home-based players in the domestic league, to compete in the tourney.
The tournament starts on Saturday January 12, and will be available to both DStv and GOtv subscribers on SuperSport Channels Select 2, Select 10, SS4, SS6, SS8, SS9 and SS10.
MultiChoice Public Relations Officer Tina Wamala, while addressing the media at MultiChoice head office in Kololo, said that Uganda’s participation in CHAN 2018 makes the tournament special.
“There are many local talents that Uganda is going to showcase at this tournament, therefore subscribers should expect outstanding and marvelous football,” she said.
Albert Nga, GOtv Marketing Manager said: “GOtv prides itself in being the home to premium entertainment. African and most especially Ugandan football on the International stage is one of the sports avenues we seek to promote. CHAN is one of the platforms to look out for outstanding Ugandan talent.”
Nga said DStv and GOtv subscribers will now enjoy the best of African football nurtured in the various domestic leagues on the continent as they tussle it out for football supremacy on SuperSport channels.
DStv Sales Manager Herbert Walugembe said: “We realized how important this tournament is to Ugandans most especially the domestic league fans. They want to be able to see how their players play against Africa’s best at on the international stage. We seek to promote the love for local sport and talent.”
Mr. Walugembe added: “We encourage football enthusiasts and local league supporters to renew their subscription and be able to catch the action. The CHAN tournament is the platform for our boys to make a mark for greatness. So why not allow their supporters at home witness how these talents perform as they show their patriotic duty by cheering them on.”