Kwese Free Sports has secured the exclusive right to air today’s international friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina at Krasnodar, Russia.
Kwese TV’s General Manager, Lizzie Amkpa, disclosed this yesterday when she led some top officials of the company on a visit to Media Trust Corporate headquarters in Abuja.
Other officials on the team include Dare Kafar, the Head of Marketing; Efe Obiomah, the Head of Public Relations and Saliu Aliu, Head of Customer Experience.
Amkpa said the match, which kicks-off at 5.30 pm local time is exclusive to the free-to-air (FTA) TV channel, Kwesé Free Sports.
The friendly match to be played at Krasnodar, Russia, comes after the Super Eagles wrapped-up the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign with a 1-1 draw against Algeria on Friday.
The Kwese Free Sports TV channel which holds exclusive FTA rights for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia for sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa, will bring this international friendly to its audience for free.
With the free-to-air (FTA) TV channel only available on analogue TV (UHF 32) in Lagos and digital terrestrial TV (Free TV channel 32) in Abuja and Jos, Kwese Free Sports has partnered with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) to air the match on its network. The deal with NTA expands the Kwesé Free Sports channel reach to all 36 states of the federation.
Furthermore, existing Kwesé TV subscribers and football fans who visit their nearest Kwesé branded store(s) to purchase a decoder and dish for N10,960 (inclusive of one month free subscription) will be able to watch the match on Kwesé TV channel 285 in any part of the country.
“Soccer is arguably one of the most loved sports in Nigeria and Kwesé Free Sports is making this friendly match and other premium sports available for free because we believe that world-class sports should be accessible to all Nigerian sports lovers,” said Chichi Nwoko, general manager, Kwesé Free Sports.
Kwesé Free Sports has established itself as a premium sports destination for the continent with an extensive reach spanning over 25 countries.