Soccer World Cup 2022 LIVE in SA, but you’ll need to pay for SuperSport


All 64 matches of the 2022 Soccer World Cup to be held in Qatar will be broadcast LIVE on SuperSport after the pay channel confirmed on Thursday that it had concluded a broadcast deal with FIFA.

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SuperSport’s pay TV broadcast rights extend to all platforms across sub-Saharan Africa and represent even more opportunities to provide fans with compelling live content.

High definition coverage will be across multiple channels with expert analysis, in-depth digital offerings, supplementary programming and much more in keeping with the grand scale of the event.

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To be contested by 32 teams, including defending champions France, the 2022 Soccer World Cup will be held for the first time from November 21 to December 18, and the first to be held in one city.
 
“This is fantastic news, especially after the success of the 2018 tournament, a fitting celebration of the beautiful game,” said Marc Jury, Chief Executive of SuperSport.

“The FIFA World Cup always excites fans and the kick-off times will be most convenient for our viewers, given friendly broadcast time-zones.”

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At this stage there’s no certaintly whether a deal between SuperSport and SABC will be reached to screen some – or all – of the matches either live or delayed on the public broadcaster.

There’s also no certainly Bafana Bafana will be in Qatar at the tournament with their qualifying campaign set to kick off in early June 2021 against neighbours Zimbabwe.

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