SuperSport and the Confederation of African Football Agree to Television Broadcast Deal, Fans Rejoice

SuperSport and the Confederation of African Football Agree to Television Broadcast Deal, Fans Rejoice

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Football lovers will now be able to watch CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup games live on TV
  • MultiChoice have secured the rights to show Confederation of African Football tournaments on SuperSport
  • Mamelodi Sundowns, Amazulu, and Orlando Pirates will compete against some of Africa's best and fans will now get to watch those games live

Football fans have reason to rejoice after news broke that MultiChoice and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have agreed to a stellar deal.

After a two-year absence, SuperSport will once again broadcast the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup thanks to the deal.

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Fans will get to watch Percy Tau and Al Ahly take on Peter Shalulile and Sundowns thanks to a deal between CAF and MultiChoice. Image: @percytau22/ @sundownsfc
Source: Instagram

Mamelodi Sundowns and Amazulu will compete in this season’s CAF Champions League while Orlando Pirates will represent the nation in the CAF Confederations Cup, The South African confirmed.

According to Soccer Laduma, SuperSport will broadcast the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League and the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation for the next two seasons as well as the TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League 2022.

The breakthrough news has got fans excited as they finally get to see the best of South Africa taking on the best of Africa. fans also thanked Dr. Patrice Motsepe, CAF President, for making a significant difference while in charge.


"This is great news. At a some point it didn't make sense for us to participate anymore with this blackouts."


"Thank you Mr Patrice Motsepe, our @CAF_Online competitions are more important for us as Africans as the UEFA competitions are to the Europeans"


"Am delighted Supersport has got the rights... This is great news..."


"Now this is the wonderful news for African football and the fans"


"Patrice Motsepe siyabonga, I hope the SAFA will also elect a capable leader like you"


"This is a victory like no other"


"Nice move, we will now know our African teams n players"

Pitso Mosimane's Al Ahly gear up for FIFA Club World Cup, could face fellow South African Thulani Serero

Al Ahly will compete in the upcoming FIFA Club World Cup and the tournament could see three South Africans reunite. Pitso Mosimane and Percy Tau could face off against Thulani Serero who currently plays at Abu Dhabi side Al Jazira, Sports Brief reported.

Al Jazira will be hosting and representing Asia at the tournament which brings together the best club sides around the world, The Citizen reported. Bayern Munich is the current Club World Cup Champions. The German side has won the title twice.

The tournament brings together the winners of the Champions Leagues in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Oceania, and Europe and the host nation’s national champions who compete in a knock-out tournament. The winner of the tournament is crowned the best club side in the world.

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Byron Pillay
Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.
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