The FA Cup, one of football’s oldest and most prestigious cup competitions returns to the big screen LIVE and in HD on SuperSport, exclusively on DStv. The third round of the competition kicks off with Liverpool going head to head with Everton and Manchester United taking on Derby County.
Speaking on the return of the FA Cup, Mr. Martin Mabutho, the General Manager, Marketing and Sales for MultiChoice Nigeria, said: “It is common knowledge that Nigerians are some of the world’s biggest and most passionate football fans, with the biggest footballing competitions finding an audience in the country. The FA Cup is one of football’s oldest and most important competitions, and MultiChoice is thrilled to bring all of the excitement, live and in HD, to our viewers across Nigeria. Our SuperSport channels have always been the home of premier and exclusive sporting events and the FA Cup is no exception, as we will be broadcasting over 60 games LIVE and in HD.”
The FA Cup kicks off with Liverpool hosting Everton in a Merseyside Derby on Friday, January 5th by 8:45pm. Manchester United will host Derby County at Old Trafford also on Friday, by 9pm. Reigning FA Cup holders Arsenal will begin their title defense at Nottingham Forest on Sunday, January 7th by 5pm.