With the new football season just about to kick-off and the world sport reaching its peak MultiChoice and ESPN Thursday announced that they’ve reached an agreement to provide DStv audiences across sub-Saharan Africa with some of the popular sport programmes broadcast on ESPN.

This is after ESPN notified MultiChoice that it will cease broadcasting its channels in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, effective July 31.

With this going into effect SuperSport channels will be showing the following sports that where partially broadcast on ESPN.

Golf: US Open Golf and PGA Tour Events

Tennis: US Open Tennis tournaments

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Regular season, conference and March madness

NCAA Football: NCAA Regular Season and Bowl Championship

Motorsport: NASCAR and Indy Car

Boxing: Friday Night Fights and Big Fights Boxing

X Games

ESPN Films

MultiChoice is also in discussion with the relevant rights holders to acquire other popular sport programmes previously broadcast on ESPN. This includes basketball, baseball, American football and soccer.

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