GOtv to air Champions League, Europa, FA Cup finals live

GOtv subscribers will, this month, experience the best of football, as the respective final matches of the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Emirates FA Cup will be broadcast live on SuperSport.

The three finals offer subscribers a bumper end-of-the-season package, as football fans await the crowning of new kings in England and the rest of Europe.

On Wednesday, 16 May, former European champions, Marseille, and two-time Europa League winners, Atlético Madrid, will tackle each other in the Europa League final. The match will air live on SuperSport Select 2 (channel 32) at 7:45pm, while the 2018 FA Cup final between Manchester United and Chelsea will be aired live on Saturday, 19 May on SuperSport Select 2 (channel 32) at 5:15pm.

The icing on the cake is UEFA Champions League final between defending champions, Real Madrid, and English giants, Liverpool, in Kiev, Ukraine, on Saturday, 26 May.

The encounter is crucial for both teams, with Real Madrid having lost the LaLiga title to rivals, Barcelona. Liverpool, on the other hand, will seek their first trophy since 2011.

Madrid will be everything to secure the Champions League title for the third consecutive time, while Liverpool will seek to be crowned champions of Europe, a status they last enjoyed in 2005. The encounter will see reigning FIFA World Player of the Year, Cristiano Ronaldo, go up against the Premier League player of the season, Mohamed Salah. The epic encounter airs live on SuperSport Select 2 (channel 32) at 7:45pm.

Speaking on the final matches, Mr. John Ugbe, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, said, “We are pleased to make the exciting European finale matches available to our GOtv customers at no extra cost. This reinforces our position as the leading provider of premium sporting content, and also reiterates our commitment to making great content even more accessible. Football Cup finals are the highpoint of respective continental and domestic campaigns, and football lovers all over the world look forward to finding out who emerges victorious after a long, tough and emotional journey. With this in mind, it is important for us as a business to ensure that our customers do not miss out on the best football events of major competitions.”

GOtv subscribers can also look forward to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which kicks off on Thursday, 14 June in Russia. All 64 games will be broadcast live on GOtv Max and GOtv Plus.