Viaplay is preparing a new offer for football fans in Poland. From January, the platform will show the African Nations Cup games, as well as the African Champions League and the 52 African Nations Cup in women’s football.
The Viaplay platform announced that it has concluded a long-term partnership with the African Football Confederation CAF. The cooperation is to cover the broadcasts of the African Nations Cup football games, including the women’s edition, as well as the African Champions League, in Poland and eight other countries.
The African Cup of Nations, held every two years, is the biggest event in African football. From January 9, fans in Poland will be able to watch the greatest stars in action, such as Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane from Liverpool FC, or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal.
Viaplay will broadcast all 52 African Nations Cup games live. For the first time, Viaplay markets will also feature the African Nations Cup for women and the African Champions League.
The CAF African Cup of Nations, held in Cameroon since January, is almost a month of international football excitement, with the 24 best African teams participating. With defending championship Algeria at the helm, led by Riyad Mahrez from Manchester City.
The 12th edition of TotalEnergies of the African Nations Cup in women’s football will be held in Morocco on July 2-23. 11 national teams will try to break Nigeria’s dominance. This tournament will also qualify for the 2023 Women’s World Cup, which Viaplay will broadcast in Poland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
African Champions League also in Viaplay
In Viaplay, fans will also watch at least the next two seasons of the African Champions League, the most prestigious club competition in Africa. The group stage will run from February 11 to May 29. The main teams of the continent, such as Egyptian Al-Ahly and Zamalek, Tunisian Espérance de Tunis, or the Moroccan Wydad and Raja Casablanca, as well as the South African team of Mamelodi Sundowns and the Guinean Horoya, will play there.
The agreement covers Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Viaplay will also show the TotalEnergies African Confederations Cup 2021/22 and 2022/23, the second best international club competition in Africa, as well as the TotalEnergies African Super Cup 2022, which will be played by the winners of the African Champions League and the African Confederations Cup.
The African qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup, watched in 130 countries, had already been broadcast by Viaplay in Poland, the Baltic and the Nordic countries.