As the world readies itself for South American soccer’s biggest jaunt, the Copa America, African soccer will also flex its muscles with a slew of 2017 Afcon qualifiers about to kick off.
Having confirmed its broadcast of Copa America, SuperSport has also announced eight top African qualifying fixtures that include powerhouses Zambia, Nigeria and South Africa for broadcast; conclusive proof that the season never ends.
Ghana’s fixture against Mauritius on Sunday the 14th of June will be live on the World of Champions (SS3, from 5.15pm CAT).
Fixtures for broadcast on Saturday are Malawi v Zimbabwe (SS3, 2.15pm); Nigeria v Chad (SS3/Select 1/Select 1 Go, 4.30pm); South Africa v Gambia (SS4/SelSA, 2.30pm); Zambia v Guinea Bissau ( SS9, 2.45pm); Angola v CAR (Max 1, 4.15pm).
Sunday’s TV fixtures also include Mozambique v Rwanda (Max 360, SS3, 2.50pm) and Congo v Kenya (SS9E/SS5 (A/N), SS4 (SA), Select 1 and Select 1Go, 4.15pm).
Chief among the continental stars being showcased are Atusaye Nyondo and Gabadinho Mhango (Malawi), Knowledge Musona and Cuthbert Malajila (Zimbabwe), Ogenyi Onazi and Ahmed Musa (Nigeria), Thulani Serero and Tokelo Rantie (South Africa), Emmanuel Mayuka and Rainford Kalaba (Zambia), Victor Wanyama and McDonald Maringa (Kenya) and Asamoah Gyan and Jordan Ayew (Ghana).