MBC to broadcast Cosafa live

Written by  Patrick Lunda

The soccer fraternity will have an opportunity to watch the Confederation of Southern African Football Associations (Cosafa) in the comfort of their homes courtesy of Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) which has acquired rights to cover the tournament.

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Addressing MBC sports crew acting director of programmes Albert Mungomo said everything was in place for the national broadcaster to cover the matches live both on television on radio.

Mungomo said the process to acquire the rights started way back and was sealed last week.

The MBC television station is expected to cover all the 22 games while the radio will dwell much on selected games for the tournament scheduled for May 17 t0 31 in South Africa.

Director of Commercial Levi Nkunika said MBC the development was in line with the station’s jurisdiction to serve the nation.

“We have bought the rights from Cosafa agents to enable Malawians to follow to follow their team in the tournament,” Nkunika said.

“As a national broadcaster our mandate is to educate, inform and entertain and we would like to offer entertainment to the soccer loving Malawians.”

Malawi national team will join the tournament at quarterfinals level against Mozambique on May 25.

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