Kwesé will broadcast Joshua’s fight against Takam live on pan-African’s largest free-to-air channel Kwesé Free Sports, as the exclusive African broadcaster for all Anthony Joshua fights. Sports fans across Africa have free access to enjoy this explosive fight wherever they are. Kwesé Free Sports channel will provide full ring side access as Nigeria’s son Joshua defends his world heavyweight titles against Takam.
Simulcast viewings will be held in Joshua’s ancestral hometown of Sagamu at the Baba Josh Memorial Hall, as well as at the Hard Rock Café in Lagos. The live broadcast, which coincide with the Sagamu Day celebrations, are endorsed by the Sagamu Youth Congress and will have members of the Joshua clan in attendance.
General Manager Kwesé Free Sports Nigeria, ChiChi Nwoko said, “We pride ourselves on broadcasting nothing but the best in international and African sporting action. We will once again provide exclusive broadcast of yet another epic Joshua showdown on our platform, as well as live screenings of the fight where we will see one of our own hopefully retain his unbeaten track record.” Nwoko added, “As the only pan-African and local sports channel in Nigeria with exclusive rights to the fight, Kwesé Free Sports will broadcast the fight on UHF 32 in Lagos or channel 732 on Free TV decoders in Jos and Abuja.”
Kwesé has made the fight available to sports fans across the continent on multiple platforms; including free-to-air TV, satellite (pay) TV and mobile phones through the Kwese App. The broadcaster has also made provision for fans who prefer digital viewing and will broadcast the fight live on the Kwesé ESPN Facebook.