Showmax to live-stream Bafana Bafana AFCON games

Percy Tau. (Getty Images)
Percy Tau. (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Last week Showmax officially launched a new sports section, adding both pre-recorded and live sports content to its current line-up of TV series, movies and kids' shows.

The move into live streaming was a first for Showmax in Africa and featured all of South Africa’s games in the ICC Cricket World Cup.

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On Thursday the streaming service announced another round of live coverage - in this case, football fans will get to see all of Bafana Bafana’s matches in the Africa Cup of Nations. South Africa are in Group D with Morocco, Ivory Coast and Namibia.

Their campaign kicks off on 24 June at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, playing Ivory Coast.

The new sport section, which includes a range of extended highlights from major sports events, popular magazine shows, and live-streaming, is available on all Showmax apps and platforms except for Apple TV, Xbox and PlayStation, and some smart TVs (support will be added for these in the coming months). The sport content is currently available exclusively in South Africa.

The price of Showmax remains unchanged at R99 per month (R49 per month for DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers, free to DStv Premium subscribers).

To get Showmax, visit Showmax has a risk-free trial - once signed up, cancel within the first 14 days and pay nothing. Once the 14-day free trial is over, pay only R99 per month.