MultiChoice Group, the parent company of DStv and GOtv, has announced that its channels will air the forthcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON), scheduled to commence January 14.
According to report, SuperSports will broadcast all 52 games of the competition billed to kick off on Saturday.
This is coming few weeks after MultiChoice disclosed that it failed to acquire the broadcasting rights for AFCON.
Revealing that they were beaten of the broadcasting rights by New World TV, a Togolese audio-visual group.
The initial announcement by MultiChoice has left most football fans in sub-Saharan Africa unsure of their viewing of the forthcoming continental competition.
Earlier, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) also signed a memorandum of understanding with AfroSports TV, a cross-continental Free-To-Air (FTA) sports channel, to broadcast AFCON to the Nigerian audience.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria landed in the Ivory Coast on Wednesday.
The team is in Group A alongside the hosts, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea-Bissau.
Nigeria will take on Equatorial Guinea in their opening game on January 14 before facing Ivory Coast four days later and rounding off the group stage with the Guinea-Bissau tie.