Former Zimbabwean international Tinashe Nengomasha will be part of the part of Supersport’s panel of analyst for AFCON 2017 which kick’s off this weekend.
The former Kaizer Chiefs midfield kingpin who had an illustrious career in the ABSA Premiership will join former fellow international Benni Carthy and Joseph Yobo, who’ve played in a combined nine Afcon finals.
The panel also includes Sammy Kuffour and former Uganda international David Obua.
The quintet will also be part of the guest line-up of Masterplan, an hour-long magazine show airing on Sundays at 4pm CAT, tactically dissecting all matches played in the week.
Meanwhile SuperSport will broadcast live and in HD all 32 matches of the January 14 to February 5 tournament. Matches will be spread across multiple channels on DStv: SS6, Maximo 2, Maximo 360, Select 1 and Select 2.SuperSport 5, Maximo 3 and SuperSport 9 are the overflow channels for the final round of the group stages where matches kick off simultaneously.
Super Sport will be dispatching seasoned continental football journalist Thomas “TK” Kwenaite to Gabon along with Andrew Kabuura and Michael Katahena.
The trio will be the World of Champions’ eyes and ears, bringing viewers inside information from the Zimbabwe, Uganda and Ghana camps. They’ll also be supplying content to Akwaaba, a 30-minute magazine show presented by Carol Tshabalala which will delve into the sights and sounds of Gabon. Akwaaba, which translates to ‘welcome’ in many Western African dialects, will air on Saturdays from 4pm CAT.
Catch the kick-off match between the host nation, Gabon and Guinea-Bissau this Saturday, 14 January at 5pm CAT live on SS6/Select 1/Maximo 2.