AFCON 2023: KBC Secures Free-to-Air Broadcast Rights

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Kenyans will get the chance to watch the best football Africa has to offer at the comfort of their homes, with all the 52 matches of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations set to be broadcast on Public Broadcaster KBC platforms.

This is after KBC, Your True Sports Partner, acquired free-to-air broadcast rights to transmit “Live” all matches of the AFCON 2023 that run from 13 January 2023 to 11 February 2024.

On the Contract signed with Rights Holders New World TV (NWTV), the matches will be broadcast on KBC Channel 1 and Y254; on the corporation’s online platforms as a simulcast; and on all its 14 radio stations namely Radio Taifa, KBC English Service, Pwani FM, Mayienga FM, Ingo FM, Minto FM, Coro FM, Kitwek FM, Ngemi FM, Mwago FM, Mwatu FM, Iftin FM, Nosim FM, and The Eastern Service.

As part of the contract with NWTV, KBC will also broadcast other regional events over the next two years.

They include the CAF Champions League, CAF Confederation Cup, Women’s AFCON 2024, CAF Women’s Champions League 2024, CAF Beach Soccer Championships 2024, CHAN 2024 as well as qualifiers for the AFCON 2025.

The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, which kicks off tomorrow in Ivory Coast, will feature the continent’s biggest stars boasting of five teams who represented Africa in the Qatar World Cup.

A total of six world-class stadiums spread across five host cities will play host to the 34th edition of Africa’s biggest football tournament.

The stadiums include Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium, Alassane Ouattara Stadium, Yamoussoukro, Bouake, Korhogo, and San Pedro Stadium.

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