Mamelodi Sundowns are one step away from reaching the semifinals of the African Super League, as they host Petro de Luanda at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Tuesday.
African Football League Broadcast rights issue
However, the fans of Masandawana have been facing difficulties to watch their team live on television, as the broadcast rights of the tournament are not clear.
During the first leg, SABC Sport decided to air the match live on SABC 3 few minutes before kick off, after the ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and England ended early.
The match was also streamed live on FIFA+ and sabc.com.
For the second leg, the situation is not much different.
The match will likely be streamed live on both FIFA+ and sabc.com, while a delayed broadcast is expected to be shown on one of SABC Dstv channels a few hours after the final whistle.
The club will also provide live updates on their social media platforms.
Thekick-offf time is 19:00 local time.
Fans’ frustration and disappointment
The fans of Mamelodi Sundowns have expressed their frustration and disappointment with the lack of live coverage of their team’s matches, especially in such a prestigious tournament.
They have urged for the broadcast rights issue to be sorted out and provide them with better service.
Teams’ ambitions and records
Meanwhile, Sundowns is aiming to win their third continental title after they lifted the CAF Champions League trophy in 2016 and Super Cup a year later.