The broadcasting rights to all CAF events in 2024, including the much-awaited Total Energies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Cote d'Ivoire 2023, have been bought by StarTimes Media while free to air granted to Mediamax, which owns K24 TV and a set of radio stations.


StarTimes has been granted access to all CAF events in 2024, which include games between Anglophone and Lusophone nations in Sub-Saharan Africa. The matches are slated to begin on January 13 and end on February 11, 2024.


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As he announced, StarTimes CEO Jimmy Carter Luo was enthusiastic. "We are overjoyed to share that StarTimes has secured the broadcasting rights for AFCON 2023, expressing an important accomplishment for the company as we keep going to bring the highest quality in sports entertainment to our audience members."


He emphasised how StarTimes is honoured to be a major player in bringing the AFCON experience to homes around the continent and how it serves as a showcase of African talent and enthusiasm.


Luo said, "StarTimes is poised to enhance the sports-watching experience for millions of people through this exclusive acquisition, guaranteeing that fans throughout Sub-Saharan Africa can fully immerse themselves in the thrill and intensity of AFCON 2023 and other CAF events."


He continued by saying that StarTimes' commitment to advancing and championing African sports is demonstrated by the sizeable investment made in the broadcasting rights for AFCON 2023 and CAF Events. StarTimes hopes to spread the anticipation and exhilaration of AFCON to a broader demographic while advocating an atmosphere of pride and unity among Africans.


The broadcaster's dedication to providing its viewers nationwide with non-stop sports programming from the start of the games till the end was emphasised by Myke Mwai, head of PR and content syndication.


He emphasised the incredible event that would be the AFCON 2023, which will be held in Ivory Coast and feature 24 countries participating in 52 exhilarating matches.


With millions of viewers across Africa, StarTimes has a remarkable history of providing top-notch sports coverage. By using state-of-the-art technology and providing thorough coverage, we have continuously shown our dedication to improving the watching experience for football fans," Mwai said.


The World Football Channel, Sport Premium, Sport Arena, Sport Live, and Sport Focus channels on Startimes will all be available for Kenyans to watch the games, according to him.


He underlined that StarTimes and CAF have been working together continuously; having already aired the 2020 CHAN and the 2019–2022 AFCON, they have established themselves as a trustworthy source for sports broadcasting.


Will KBC air AFRICAN CUP 2023

Yes. KBC acquired Free to air broadcast rights from New world Tv. Catch all 52 matches for free on KBC Channel One.

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