11 September 2023
South African football fans will love Pulse of a Nation on Showmax
Johannesburg, 31 August 2023: It’s time to embark on a journey that takes you deep into the soul of South African football. Showmax is excited to present Pulse of a Nation, a four-part SuperSport documentary series, streaming on both Showmax Standard and Showmax Pro from 10 September 2023, unveiling the captivating history of our nation’s football and the remarkable individuals who have forged the path to the modern professional game we cherish today.
Exploring the depth of history, Pulse of a Nation unveils the tapestry of challenges and triumphs that have woven South African football into the fabric of our culture. From the turbulent era of apartheid to the triumphant rise of the game, this documentary series illuminates the untold stories that shaped our passion for football.
Through a treasure trove of historic footage, we invite you to step into the shoes of visionaries like James Mpanza, whose bold endeavours in the 1930s laid the foundation for what would become the iconic Orlando Pirates. Journeying through the decades, we witness the emergence of luminaries like the indomitable “Magnificent Seven” – household names such as George Thabe, Irvin Khoza, and Kaizer Motaung – individuals who not only engraved their names in history but continue to shape the very essence of South African football.
The heart and soul of local football is intricately woven into the stories of these powerful figures, who defied the odds and left an indelible mark on the beautiful game. Pulse of a Nation is a captivating four-part documentary series that captures their spirit, struggles, and monumental contributions, now available for streaming on Showmax, courtesy of SuperSport.
About 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 latest seasons of the English Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A, UEFA Europa and UEFA Conference leagues, as well as FIFA World Cup qualifiers, every game of the FIFA Women’s World Cup and more. Subscribers in selected regions can stream the UEFA Champions League.
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