Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, KBC TV, has secured the rights to air 28 matches in the 2022 Worldcup scheduled November 20th-December 18th in Qatar.
According to the Managing director Samuel Maina, the government-owned TV channel will show the games 28 games on TV and broadcast all 64 matches on radio.
“The breakdown of the 28 selected matches to be transmitted live on KBC Television is as follows, 18 matches during the group stages with a focus on the five Africa teams led by Africa Cup of nations champions Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco and Tunisia, 4 matches in the round of 16, 2 quarter-final matches, the 2 semi-finals, 3rd place playoffs and the grand finale’’, Maina said.
The broadcaster will also send a team of journalists to Qatar who will be tasked to help in broadcast, analyze and share deeper info about the matches back home.
‘’Apart from the live matches, KBC’s presence will also be felt on location as we shall send a crew to Qatar to capture many more exhilarating moments. KBC will also package World cup attractive properties both on TV and Radio for our audience’’, Maina added
The group matches are scheduled to be held between 18th November-December 2nd while the round of 16 games will be played between 3rd -6th December while the quarter-finals will be played on 9th and 10th December.
The semi-finals will be held on 13th/14th December while the third place playoff will be held on 17th December a day before the final.