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Local African Footballers Get The Chance To Shine

Football season is in full swing and Africa’s teams are expected to shine brightly in the Africa Nations Championship taking place this month. StarTimes will broadcast all 32 games of the African Nations Championship 2022 (CHAN 2022).

The tournament is available across five sports channels and the StarTimes ON App, live in HD. As with 2021, StarTimes will broadcast all CAF CHAN 2022 matches in English, Portuguese, and many African languages.

The CHAN 2022 event gets hosted in Algeria from Friday, the 13th of January, until Saturday, the 4th of February. It is the 7th edition of the biennial football tournament in which only the players competing in the local leagues of their country can participate. These local players will have the chance to show off their skills to international audiences.

More teams take on the challenge

For the first time in the history of CHAN, 18 countries will compete for the title, an increase from the previous 16 nations in years past. The participating teams got divided into five groups: three groups of four and two groups of three.

The top two teams in each group of four will advance to the quarter-finals, as do the best team in each group of three.

Two-time champions and current title holder Morocco is defending their crown and hope to achieve a championship hat-trick. Other strong contenders for the cup include Senegal, Ghana, and Cameroon.

The group stages

The group stages are as follows:

A. Algeria, Libya, Mozambique, Ethiopia

B. DR Congo, Uganda, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal

C. Morocco, Sudan, Madagascar, Ghana

D. Mali, Angola, Mauritania

E. Cameroon, Congo, Niger

Besides the CHAN 2022 tournament, StarSat will broadcast Bundesliga, CAF Champions League, CAF Confederation Cup, Copa del Ray, Coppa Italia, Spanish Super Sup, Italian Super Cup, Portuguese Cup, Portuguese League Cup and many more exciting football events in 2023. Stay tuned.

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