DStv customers will be treated to SuperSport pop-up channels that will be dedicated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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The countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup will begin in earnest this month on DStv when the switch is flipped on yet another exciting 24-hour pop-up channel dedicated to the much-anticipated tournament.

This follows MultiChoice’s recent announcement of the History of Football pop-up channel to be launched on DStv in association with A+E Networks International on Monday, 28 May to delight DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact customers with 14 days of original, globally-focused premium documentary series, short form specials and a selection of FIFA World Cup films.

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The latest World Cup dedicated pop-up channel, SuperSport 14 (SS14), will go live on all DStv packages two months ahead of the soccer feast on Wednesday, 18 April with an assortment of exciting content including great legacy footage, highlights, documentaries, FIFA films, classic matches and interviews. 

The pop-up channels on DStv will also feature warm-up matches to get fans fired up for the kick-off beginning in mid-June. Thereafter, all 64 World Cup matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be available on all DStv packages. 

Leading the challenge for Africa will be Team Senegal, Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco.