From 16 January to 7 February, DStv subscribers in Nigeria will be treated to the 2016 African Nations Championships (CHAN) football action from Rwanda live on SuperSport 9, Select, Maximo 2 and Maximo 3.
The satellite TV service provider said in a statement Tuesday that in its fourth edition, the biennial tournament, which is strictly for players based on the continent and plying their trade in their national leagues, is poised to become the fertile ground to discover raw talents currently being sought after by clubs all over the world during this January’s transfer window.
In a bid to bolster their squads for the title run-in, scouts are currently at their busiest scouring the continent for new signings and are expected to be in Rwanda from the kick off date until 7 February when the tournament ends.
And there will certainly be plenty of talent to choose from with a total of 16 qualified nations including Rwanda, Angola, Morocco, Ethiopia, DRC, Nigeria, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Gabon, Cameroon, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mali, Niger and Guinea gearing up to go head-to-head in 32 matches.
“DStv is kicking-off subscribers’ 2016 viewing experience with exciting football action on the African continent. The first clash will see the host nation, Rwanda, take on Ivory Coast at 1:45pm, followed by the Gabon versus Morocco match at 4:45pm on 16 January live on SuperSport 9 and Select.
“Football fans can also look forward to more exciting match fixtures including Nigeria’s Home Eagles versus Niger on 18 January at 4:45pm; Zimbabwe versus Zambia on 19 January at 1:45pm and Mali versus Uganda at 4:45pm on the same day.
“One of the most anticipated games of the tournament is undoubtedly the ‘Battle of the Eagles’ between Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles and Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles on 22 January at 1:15pm,” DStv said.tweet Follow @@metrolens1