Tag Archives: AFCON

UBC fails to secure AFCON rights

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation expressed its disappointment over the failure to broadcast the match between Egypt and Uganda. Following the negotiation with Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Africa Union of Broadcasters (AUB) which failed, the station was broadcasting news instead of the final Group A match between Uganda Cranes and Egypt.   UBC approached parliament’s intervention [...]

Showmax to stream live South African team in action for AFCON games

MultiChoices streaming platform Showmax will be streaming live all Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football matches of the South African national team. Also known as Bafana Bafana, South Africa will begin their AFCON competition in Group D with Morocco, Ivory Coast and Namibia. Their first match, against Ivory Coast, will be on 26 June at [...]

Botswana Television to air AFCON matches

The national television broadcaster, Botswana Television (Btv) is in the process of seizing broadcast rights for this years Africa Cup of Nations, which begins in Cairo, Egypt next Friday. The Head of sports of BTV, Edson Malebane said they were mid-way through negotiations to seize the broadcast rights. Malebane said the intention is to buy [...]

Spacecom to provide capacity for AFCON

Israel-based satellite operator, Spacecom, has bagged a deal to provide broadcast services for the Confederation of African Footballs (CAF) Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Africas bi-annual football championship competition on Amos-5 at 17°E. With significant worldwide interest for the tournament, we are happy to play an important and central role of providing the most [...]