20 December 2021
Showmax Pro and SuperSport bring the 2021 AFCON to Africa
Are you hoping to watch next year’s AFCON online? For the first time ever, African streaming service Showmax is bringing all 52 games in the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon 2021 (AFCON) live to its viewers, powered by SuperSport.
Available to Showmax Pro subscribers, the tournament will kick off in Cameroon on 9 January and will end on 6 February 2022. Football fans can also look forward to magazine shows and game highlights throughout the tournament, with some of their favourite football analysts and experts.
Where to watch AFCON online
Through Showmax Pro, viewers will be able to watch games on their television, laptop, phone or tablet, providing even greater access to the tournament. With all 52 games set to be broadcast live, fans can look forward to watching some of the African superstars including Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Joel Matip, Kelechi Iheanacho, Kalidou Koulibaly, Samuel Chukwueze and Thomas Partey, who play across the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A respectively.
“We are delighted to finally see the Africa Cup of Nations make its way to Showmax Pro for the first time. As a trusted streaming service that is committed to providing quality content to our subscribers, we felt the need to showcase the best talent in African football. There’s no better way to do this than through the AFCON tournament. We hope the fans are ready and as excited as we are to catch all the action live,” says Barry Dubovsky, COO of Showmax.
Viewers can expect to see the following teams go head to head in the group stages:
Group A: Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Cape Verde
Group B: Senegal, Zimbabwe, Guinea, Malawi
Group C: Morocco, Ghana, Comoros, Gabon
Group D: Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, Guinea-Bissau
Group E: Algeria, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast
Group F: Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, Gambia
Why Showmax Pro?
Showmax Pro is a streaming service available for Showmax subscribers in Africa that bundles the Showmax entertainment offering with music channels, news and live sports streaming from SuperSport.
Subscribers can live stream the 2021 seasons of the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, UEFA Europa and UEFA Conference leagues, the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and more.
The platform also offers a wide range of other live sports events including athletics, professional boxing, and the world’s biggest marathons. Visit showmax.com to learn more or to subscribe to Showmax Pro.
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What is Showmax Pro?
Showmax is a streaming service with all the best content Africa has to offer, as well as big international series, including HBO, the latest movies, biggest kids shows and more. Showmax Pro has all of this PLUS live sport from SuperSport, music and news channels. Go toto find out more.