England legend visits Nigeria as Premier League kicks off


England and Liverpool legend, John Barnes  will be at the Indoor Sports Hall, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Sunday, 14 August 2016 with other football lovers as the season gets off in England and other top league across Europe.

The Anfield ace will be on hand at DStv’s new football season kick-off event where fans can get to meet the legend and watch Manchester United go up against Bournemouth at 1:30 pm and Arsenal face Liverpool at 4 pm which will be broadcast on SuperSport 3.

Barnes, widely regarded as one of the finest attacking players to grace the English league also had success in music as well. He wrote Liverpool’s groove, Anfield Rap, a Liverpool FC FA cup final song.

With an excellent knowledge of the game, John works as an analyst for SuperSport and a pundit for ESPN.

Viewers will be immersed in the action from their favorite clubs and players with former Liverpool FC legend alongside other SuperSport on air personalities delivering live commentary and in-depth analysis of the Bournemouth vs Manchester United and Arsenal vs Liverpool matches.

“This season we decided to screen day two matches at the National Stadium to give more football lovers the opportunity to witness the game in high definition amid funfair”, said Martin Mabutho, general manager marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria. He disclosed that MultiChoice continuously looks for innovative ways to make the season more exciting as it has become the most anticipated event that subscribers look forward to.

”Our ongoing Live Your Dream campaign starring Watford FC striker, Odion Ighalo, already set things in motion. Our subscribers can rest assured that this football season will be packed with so much entertainment and exciting offers”, Mabutho concluded.