multichoice nigeria super eagles atletico madrid uyo football match chan team

multichoice nigeria super eagles atletico madrid uyo football match

…to play Super Eagles CHAN team in Uyo, Akwa Ibom in maiden GOtv MAX Cup

Leading video entertainment company, MultiChoice Nigeria and provider of digital terrestrial television platform, GOtv, is bringing leading Spanish LaLiga club, Atlético Madrid, to Nigeria for a special visit and to play in the maiden edition of the GOtv MAX Cup.

The topflight club from LaLiga will be visiting Nigeria for the first time and play against the Super Eagles CHAN team on Monday, 21st May 2018 at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

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“We are delighted to bring one of the three biggest clubs from LaLiga to Nigeria in what we believe will be a historic visit”, said Martin Mabutho, General Manager, Sales and Marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria. “As you all know Atlético Madrid is one of the top clubs in LaLiga. GOtv customers and indeed, football fans in Nigeria, will have the rare opportunity of watching the stars play the Super Eagles right here on Nigerian soil”, he said.

Speaking further, Mabutho said: “MultiChoice is undoubtedly the continent’s leader in sports and we have repeatedly shown this not only by the exclusive content we broadcast, but also by the way we support sports in Nigeria and put the country on the global sports map through exciting initiatives like the GOtv MAX Cup”.

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Founded in 1903 in Madrid, Spain, Atlético Madrid are one of Europe’s most successful football clubs with 10 LaLiga and 10 Copa Del Rey trophies. The club, which currently sits second in the Spanish topflight, are also three times UEFA Champions League finalists.
In his remarks, the President of LaLiga, Javier Tebas said: “This is a historic announcement and we are excited to share this news with our Nigerian fans: Atletico Madrid, one of LaLiga’s greatest clubs, will come to Nigeria and give our fans the chance to enjoy watching their stars up close. Africa and Nigeria in particular are very important for us and have a lot of love for Spanish football, something we are proud of”.

The match will air live on SuperSport Select 4 on GOtv MAX, which is the home of the best Spanish footballing action. With only 3, 800 naira, GOtv customers can catch the Atlético Madrid versus Super Eagles CHAN team and all LaLiga games LIVE, and they can also watch other quality entertainment content on over 60 exciting channels including Sony Max, CSB Reality & Fox Entertainment.
For more information on the GOtv MAX Cup and other GOtv programming, please visit www.gotvafrica.com. Follow the conversation online using #GOtvMaxCup on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

About MultiChoice Nigeria
MultiChoice Nigeria is Nigeria’s pioneer pay TV services provider. Having launched the first digital satellite broadcasting service in 1993, the company offers premium entertainment services through DStv and recently GOtv, consisting general entertainment, news and information and sports and education channels. Through these channels, subscribers are exposed to the exciting world of multichannel television, with a collection in excess of one hundred and thirty (130) of the best international and local television and audio channels showcased with the best possible picture and sound quality.

About LaLiga
Founded in 1984, LaLiga is a sports association comprising the 42 teams that make up the first and second divisions of professional football in Spain. LaLiga, based in Madrid, is responsible for the LaLiga Santander and LaLiga 1|2|3 leagues and the television production, which in the 2016/2017 season reached more than 2.5 billion people globally. The association also has an active foundation and was the world’s first professional football league to establish a league for intellectually challenged footballers: LaLiga Genuine.

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