Supersport and Econet Media are among the broadcasters to have secured the rights to broadcast the 2018 World Cup Set to be hosted by Russia. 

A statement from FIFA read:

Following an open tender process for 42 territories in sub-saharan Africa. FIFA has granted media rights to five major broadcasting entities in the region.

The tender was launched on 21 October 2016 and included media rights to all 2017-2018 FIFA events,including the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup .

The broadcasting entities are Supersport , Econet Media, SABC, Star TImes and Canal +

According to FIFA Supersport broadcast the World Cup in all territories in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Econet Media which owns the newly launched Kwese secured both Free to Air and Pay TV rights to the World Cup. According to FIFA , Kwese secured rights for all sub-Saharan African countries except South Africa.

Kwese though its yet to officially launch in Zimbabwe as its still working on getting a broadcast licence.

Another broadcaster Star Times secured rights to broadcast the World Cup in sub-Saharan Africa except South Africa as well

 

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