As the world is in lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many sports activities have been put to halt with all the action shifting from the pitches and courts onto the screens.
Ardent sports lovers and followers have been missing the Adrenalin infused action especially through live coverage but for those staying and working at home, looking for something to keep the feeling alive, sports documentaries and movies are the thing now.
With Multichoice Uganda recently announcing announcing a new campaign that will see all DStv customers who are fully paid up on their subscriptions get automatically upgraded to the next higher package at no extra cost, the party is officially on for particularly for the sports lovers who can upgrade to any higher package to catch up with the action.
Now one can be able to catch up on and relive some of the greatest sports moments in captivating documentaries as well as sports movies based on true life stories not to forget exclusive interviews with some of the greatest sports personalities of all time.
The campaign dubbed ‘Twayanziza’ applies to all active and disconnected Access, Family, Compact and Compact Plus customers who renew their subscription packages.
Recently, they have been busy on SS1 showcasing some inspiring stories like ’Inviticus a story about former South African President Nelson Mandela’s quest to unite the apartheid-torn nation by using sports. He therefore, enlisted the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup. One of the best sports movies rich with inspiration and packed with exciting, Adrenalin-filled action.
Another one is one of the best sports movie stories to come out of Uganda in the form of Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’ a true story about Chess protégé Phiona Mutesi whose world changed after being introduced to the game in a Kampala slum during difficult the times. The movie is adapted by William Wheeler from a book about Mutesi’s unlikely ascent in the chess ranks by sportswriter Tim Crothers.
Tonight, one can catch one such action at 9:30pm when ‘Mean Machine’ will be showing on SS1. It is about a football star who is jailed for assault and later leads a group of inmates in a match against prison guards.
The management of Multichoice Uganda says during these difficult times of lockdown, they remain s committed to delivering the best video entertainment experience by telling the best local and international stories, giving access to nail-biting sporting action and up-to-the-minute news, as well as leading international series, movies, documentaries and children’s entertainment.
“It is our priority to put customers at the heart of everything we do, and in line with our mission to make great entertainment available, even during the most trying of times, we wanted to gift our valued customers by giving them a chance to experience a wider range of the quality content we carry on our other packages. This is our token of appreciation for their continued support.” MultiChoice Uganda PR and Communications Manager Joan Semanda Kizza, said.