Football fans were thrilled and excited as SuperSport, the biggest sports content provider on DStv and GOtv over the weekend commenced the Barclay’s Premier League season with fun and great aplomb as it brought a live studio audience to watch the opening match in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Speaking at the event, General Manager Marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho said MultiChoice and SuperSport wanted soccer fans to feel the passion of the game, which was why a live studio experience was created for the opening games of the Barclays Premier League.
Mabutho promised that MultiChoice through DStv and GOtv will bring quality live high definition coverage of games in the Barclay’s Premier League, to its subscribers. “We want our subscribers to enjoy quality football this season and in the tradition they are used to. The games will be brought to them in excellent quality and sound, as well as in HD.” he remarked. He also thanked broadcast sponsors of the Barclay’s Premier League; Guinness Nigeria PLC, Globacom, Samsung, Honeywell and Wakanow, calling them partners in the love of football, for their support of the game, which is arguably the World’s most watched sport.
The live audience at the MultiChoice BPL Kick off saw the SuperSport panel of analysts offer projections about what to expect this season, as well as highlights to look forward to. The analysts were, Charles Anazodo, Prince Victor Ikpeba, Segun Agbede and Chisom Mbonu.