Tue 07 Jul 2015, 11:59
Over 900 live matches to kick off on SuperSport channels this football season.
The 2015/16 football season is upon us and SuperSport is gearing up to bring an unforgettable and unmatched football season to fans across the continent.
DStv subscribers are in for a bumper football season on The World of Champions as Barcelona prime themselves for another wave of world domination, while Manchester United get ready to reclaim their throne as the kings of England and Jose Mourinho aims for top-dog status for Chelsea. Meanwhile, in the rest of Europe, it will be Spain’s top priority to go three on the trot at Euro 2016.
SuperSport viewers will be treated to front-row seats of all the action in the excellence of HD, including the English Premier League and Championship, Spanish La Liga, UEFA Champions and Europa League, FIFA international friendlies and Club World Cup, German Cup, Copa Del Rey, the FA Cup and more.
Throughout the season, the World of Champions will showcase over 900 live international matches, an offering unmatched anywhere on the continent. DStv Compact Plus subscribers will get to enjoy over 450 selected live matches, while DStv Premium subscribers will be rewarded with all live matches across all the SuperSport channels.
From this season onwards, the drama of the English Premier League will unfold on SuperSport 5 (SS5) available on the Premium bouquet. SS5 will now become Africa’s new 24-hour home of the EPL with up to three live matches on any given Saturday and Sunday. Complementing the live football is a variety of informative magazine shows and live programming which include PLTV Kick Off, Match Day Live, Fan Zone, Saturday/Sunday Review, Football Today, Classic Matches, Netbusters and Match of the Week.
The flair of La Liga will light up SuperSport 3 (SS3) as the channel becomes the go-to channel for all the Spanish football league action with up to three live matches on any given Saturday and Sunday. DStv Premium and Compact Plus subscribers will also have access to English Championship football matches which will also now be showcased on SS3 alongside one EPL Saturday afternoon fixture, an alternative live match to the one airing on SS5 plus all Monday night fixtures with studio build-up and wrap.
Supporting the live sporting action on SS3 will be highlights packages and magazine shows, La Liga World, La Liga highlight and preview shows and the Football League show. All cup football, the UEFA Champions and Europa League, FA Cup, Copa Del Rey, German Cup, Euro 2016 and international friendlies will also continue to be available on SS3.
For more sports news and live match fixtures on SS5 and SS3, please visit www.supersport.com.