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19 Sep
Satellite television broadcasting outfit, Multichoice, on Thursday, gathered its partners, including journalists, to preview its offerings ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, which it is planning to relay live to its Nigerian audience. The Qatar 2022 World Cup will hold in November and December with Africa represented by five countries, including Senegal, Ghana, Cameroun, Morocco and Tunisia. Although Nigeria lost the battle for qualification for the World Cup to Ghana, Multichoice showed its audience at the programme held in Lekki, Lagos, why Super Eagles’ absence from the competition will not so much affect their enjoyment of the greatest global sports event. Giving an insight into the packages lined up for the World Cup and its other programmes, Multichoice Chief Executive Officer, John Ugbe, said the outfit has some exciting news for football fans and Big Brother fanatics. According to Ugbe, DStv and GOtv customers can look forward to round-the-clock access to all 64 of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 matches and the premiere of Big Brother South Africa and Nigeria, dubbed ‘The Titans.’ On Sports, Ugbe said: “MultiChoice is making FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 more accessible to fans than ever before. MultiChoice the company is making all 64 World Cup matches available in different vernacular languages. “GOtv SUPA and SuperSport are expanding their offering for football fans by adding more language options, including Pidgin​, Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, Twi, Swahili, Amharic, and more. Fans need to download the self-service DStv or GOtv apps to subscribe or upgrade​ their current package as soon as possible to catch all the football action coming this year.” He listed the highlights of programmes lined up for the World Cup to include dedicated channels, which are available round the clock. “The DStv Blue Chair activation, where customers get to take pics on the blue chair, add #HereForEveryFan to their social posts, and access all things FIFA-related via a QR link. “Collecting G.O.A.T. digital assets for a chance to win a GOtv subscription or GOcoder to watch the real-life G.O.A.Ts display their skills.​ DStv Football Buzz, a new podcast that covers everything World Cup-related, as shared by prominent sports influencers from across Africa. “SuperPicks, a free-to-play score prediction and fantasy football platform that allows users to create a fantasy team of actual football players for upcoming real-life matches,” Ugbe said. Aside the World Cup, he revealed that Multichoice has also concluded plans to merge the Nigerian and South African versions of the Big Brother reality show. He explained: “Owing to the success of Big Brother Mzansi and Big Brother Naija, MultiChoice will unveil a Big Brother show like no other: a ‘contest’ between housemates from Nigeria and South Africa – in one house. “With it being one of MultiChoice’s most popular franchises ever, the company is now bringing two nations together in one house​.” Super Eagles Coach, Jose Peseiro, Captain Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong, Francis Uzoho and other players invited for the September 23 international friendly against Algeria were expected to start ...
9 Jun 2022
Nigeria captain, Ahmed Musa, has hit back at critics who wrote off Calvin Bassey after his first start for his country, dailyrecord.co.uk.
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11 Apr 2022
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, has admitted that the only time he dabbled with team selection with the Super Eagles was when he insisted on Ahmed Musa being on the squad...
22 Mar 2022
Nigeria’s preparation for the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier against Ghana got up to a busy start yesterday with nine of the invited 25 players already in the Super Eagles’ Wells Carlton Hotel camp, Abuja.
27 Jan 2022
Captain Ahmed Musa has told thenff.com that though the Super Eagles’ exit from the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations was a hard one for the players, there is no time for any pity-party and the shock has only made the squad stronger...
4 Jan 2022
football-loving Nigerians are worried by the attitude of some Super Eagles players who are yet to join the team’s camp in Abuja less than four days to the kickoff...
31 Dec 2021
Nigeria’s envoy to Cameroun, Ambassador Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, has arrived in Garoua to drum support for the Super Eagles ahead of the 2022 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).
2 Nov 2021
Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr, yesterday, named Saudi Arabia-based striker, Odion Ighalo, among players to prosecute the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde.
8 Sep 2021
The Super Eagles, yesterday, in Mindelo, Cape Verde, beat the Blue Sharks 2-1 to maintain their stranglehold on the Group C of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
30 Aug 2021
Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa, William-Troost Ekong, Alex: Iwobi, and other players listed for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Lone Stars of Liberia are expected to arrive in Lagos today...
15 May 2021
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has drawn up a provisional squad list of 31 players for Nigeria’s prestige international friendly game against five-time African champions Cameroon in Austria on Friday, 4th June 2021.
19 Apr 2021
Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, who was unveiled by Kano Pillars management at the weekend on a short-term contract, will have his first training session with the club today

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