Sports Lovers! Here Are Three Reasons To Stay Connected To DStv This Festive Season

It’s the holiday season, and what better way to enjoy it than to enjoy exciting sports moments on DStv. There is a lot to unpack from DStv: Movies, shows, series, animation, sports, reality TV, etc. For sports lovers, the festive season is loaded with action-packed fixtures to look forward to.

With the season ushering in Harmattan, there is no better time to stay indoors, cosy up in front of the television or stream live on your mobile devices and enjoy the best live sport.

So let’s get down to business.

English Premier League

Unarguably the biggest football league in the world, the English Premier League offers exciting football schedules this season. From Boxing day, football matches are happening every day till the new year except on December 31.

There are some exciting fixtures to look forward to; Tottenham Hotspur will host Crystal Palace on Boxing Day at 4pm on SuperSport La Liga (DStv Channel 204) while Leeds United will travel to Liverpool on the same day to compete at 1:30pm on SuperSport Premier League (DStv Channel 203).

There are also loads of exciting matches lined up during the festive season in what is looking like a three-horse title race between Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea.

Enjoy NBA games

Basketball fans are in for a treat as fast-paced NBA games will be live on ESPN on DStv. Fans can watch Lebron James, Steph Curry, Chris Paul, and other NBA stars as the top teams take on each other during this festive season. The first of two live NBA Regular Season games this week arrives on the morning of Sunday, 26 December, with the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Brooklyn Nets at 2am. While the second live game of the week arrives on the evening of Sunday 26 December, as the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic do battle in an all Florida clash at 9:30pm. Catch these games LIVE on ESPN 2 (DStv Channel 219).

Spanish La Liga

There are a couple of matches coming up in the Spanish top-flight league matches to look forward to particularly during the New Year weekend. Some of the biggest football clubs in the league, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will take to the pitch to provide optimum football. Valencia will host Esponayal on Friday, 31 December at 4:15pm in the last league game of 2021, and Real Madrid will travel to Getafe on Sunday, 2 January at 2pm for the first La Liga match of 2022. Barcelona will start the New Year with a trip to Mallorca on Sunday, 2 January 2022 at 9pm while defending Champions; Atletico Madrid will welcome Rayo Vallecano to the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on Sunday, 2 January 2022 at 4:15pm. Watch these games and more on SuperSport La Liga (DStv Channel 204).


Fans of the WWE can gear up for another thrilling week of action, with live airings of the SmackDown and Raw shows. Saturday 25 December brings Episode 1166 of WWE SmackDown at 2am. Drew McIntyre and Jeff Hardy have teamed up in recent weeks to silence the ‘Happy Talk’ nonsense of Happy Corbin and Madcap Moss. Tuesday, 28 December will feature Episode 1492 of WWE Raw at 2am. After challenging for the Raw Women’s Championship, Liv Morgan says it is far from over between her and Becky Lynch. Catch these on SuperSport Variety 3 (DStv Channel 208) and WWE (DStv Channel 128).

Stay connected to your favourite football matches this festive season and beyond by visiting to subscribe or upgrade, and download the MyDStv app for the auto-renewal option to stay connected without interruptions. Also, follow the #UnbeatableFootball campaign on social media; Instagram: @DStvNigeria and Facebook: @DStvNg.

Take advantage of the recently announced special DStv bundle offer deal for this festive season. For N13,900, you can get a DStv HD decoder, a dish kit and a one month DStv Compact subscription. The offer also comes with a FREE 25-metre cable for installation and is available for a limited time only.

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