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MultiChoice Uganda reveals local commentators for Qatar World Cup

Man Jose Kayima

MultiChoice Uganda, the home of great pay TV entertainment has today unveiled Ugandan local commentators for the biggest and most revered football tournament, the 2022 World Cup at a press engagement held at the MultiChoice Uganda Head Office in Kololo.

With just 4 days to the official kick-off scheduled for 20th November 2022 in Qatar, MultiChoice revealed that as an African brand for Africans, we continuously focus on providing our SuperSport viewers on DStv and GOtv the best nail-biting sports coverage that caters to their different viewing needs.

While making the announcement, Lois Kwikiriza the Head of Marketing MultiChoice Uganda highlighted that SuperSport acquired the pay-TV rights to air the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on DStv and GOtv in Sub-Saharan Africa for the tournament that will run from 20 November 2022 until 18 December 2022, with SuperSport broadcasting all 64 matches.

“The SuperSport channels will carry live matches, magazine shows and panel discussions with a second channel featuring simultaneous kick-offs and a huge fan element, covered by the English teams on the ground, with inputs from key countries across our territories with an element of multiple language options: English, Pidgin, Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Ki-Swahili, Twi, Swahili, Luganda, Amharic and Portuguese,” Kwikiriza explained.

She revealed that, “For Uganda, we are happy to announce that following a rigorous process, we selected and signed-on six fulltime leads and two standby commentators and analysts who will deliver their commentary in Luganda including;
Peace Diana Bagala, Ismail Dhakaba Kigongo, John Vianney Nsimbe, Stuart Kimera, Dumba Sulaiman, Micheal Kigozi, Reuben Luyombo and Henry Kyambadde,” adding that, “all of whom have been at the helm of local football content in the country, and we are confident they will deliver exceedingly.”

SuperSport is the only true home of football in Africa, offering a range and depth of action that no other rivals can match it’s literally ‘Football’s Greatest Season’ that is ‘Here for Every Fan’!

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