The long anticipated UEFA EURO 2020 championship feast of football action is kicking off at 22:00Hours East African time on Saturday, June 11.
With 24 nations and more than 48 games of Europe’s best talent battling it out, it’s everything that football fans have been waiting for since the pandemic disrupted earlier plans for the tournament to get underway last year.
“We are proud to officially unveil the UEFA EURO 2020 line up of football action,” said Philip Wahome, Corporate Affairs Manager of Multichoice, during UEFA EURO 2020 press conference.
You might be wondering why they are still calling it the EURO 2020 game, Philip explained that despite it taking place in 2021, it still remains the UEFA EURO 2020 reason being they need to keep the original vision of the tournament, which was to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the championship and how the football family came together to respond to the difficult times that Europe and the world had to go through in 2020.
Sports entertainment channel SuperSport is promising unrivalled coverage of all the 51 matches on both DStv and GOtv customers providing up-to-the-minute action from across the 11 cities in Europe in 11 different nations where stars will battle for glory.
The games will be played in England, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Azerbaijan, Russia, Spain, Romania, Netherlands, Scotland and Denmark.
Each of these cities will host three group stage matches and one match in the round of 16 all the quarterfinals with exception of Saint Petersburg, which will host six group stage matches and the round of 16.
The Wembley Stadium in London will also to host the semifinals between July 6 and 7 as well as the finals on July 11.
All the stadiums shall operate with limited capacity due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The arenas shall carry between 20-50 per cent of their capacity depending on the prevailing circumstances.
Live games of the EURO 2020 action will be coming to viewers across Kenya on DStv Family, DStv Compact, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Premium Plus packages. The select matches will be available on GOtv max as well as GOtv plus package.
Further, DStv customers will enjoy watching all the 51 matches, an expert analysis, one-hour build-ups of matches plus post-match wrap-ups; online zoom interviews with international experts, Master Plan magazine show complete with Swahili language option.
DStv customers will also be able to watch the games LIVE and on the go with #DStvApp or use Catch-up to watch 9 and 26 minutes’ highlights.