Kwesé TV thrills Anthony Joshua fans in hometown, Sagamu
Nigeria‘s innovative and newest pay-tv, Kwesé brought joy and excitement to the faces of Anthony Joshua’s family and fans over the weekend in Sagamu, Ogun State.
The people of Sagamu, joined the rest of the world to celebrate Anthony Joshua as he defended his WBA and IBF heavyweight title against Cameroonian-born French boxer, Carlos Takam, last Saturday.
The much-anticipated bout which was screened live at Baba Josh Hall in Sagamu, saw over two thousand fans troop out to watch their own star win the iconic fight.
Joshua was seen to have dominated the fight, which was broadcast, to the millions courtesy of Kwese TV from round one up until around 10 when the fight was stopped by the referee.
Anthony Joshua has his roots in Sagamu, a historic city located in Ogun state, Nigeria. Ahead of the match, the Joshua family in Sagamu partnered with Kwesé to air the live broadcast at the Joshua family hall in Sagamu.
This fight coincided with Sagamu Day, an annual celebration of life by Sagamu residents where praise and rituals are offered to the gods of the land.
It’s the second time Kwese will bring an Anthony Joshua fight to audiences’ real time. In April 2017, Kwesé broadcast the fight between the champion, Anthony Joshua and Ukrainian former professional boxer, Wladimir Kilischko on its pay-tv, free-to-air and mobile platforms.
Kwesé Sports is Econet Media’s exclusive sports content platform available on the Kwesé TV network. Through Econet Media’s pan-African presence, Kwesé Sports is accessible in a growing number of countries across sub-Saharan Africa offering the very best in international and African sports. Kwesé Sports is the home of premium sports programming bringing the world’s leading sporting formats and leagues to the continent. Kwesé Sports holds rights to some of the most popular sports content such as the Premier League, NBA, various FIFA tournaments including the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018, Carabao Cup, Copa del Rey NFL, and so much more. Kwesé is also the exclusive home of ESPN offering 24 hours of comprehensive sports coverage.
Through Kwesé TV’s multiplatform offering Kwesé Sports fans can access up to the minute sports news, updates and analysis on the go on Kwesé and ESPN’s collaborative digital and platform KweseESPN.com.