The Chief Executive Officer of SuperSport, Marc Jury, has expressed joy after the sports channel clinched rights to air the FIFA World Cup 2022 which is slated to take place in Qatar.
The competition is the 22nd edition and will feature 32 men’s teams do battle in the beautiful roundleather game.
Jury, who expressed excitement at clinching the rights, described it as “fantastic news,” and promised fans of the game a memorable viewing.
The broadcast rights extend across sub-Saharan Africa and coverage will include “expert analysis, in-depth digital offerings, supplementary programming and much more,” SuperSport revealed on Thursday in a statement made available to Financial Street.
SuperSport will be covering the FIFA World Cup games from November 21 to December 18, 2022. It will be the first time the games will be held around that time.
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