1996-2013, 2020-present


ESPN began its broadcast across Africa in June 1994, 16 months before MultiChoice launched DStv. Following the decision of ESPN, Inc. to cease broadcast in Africa region on July 31, 2013, MultiChoice and SuperSport announced its replacement channel afterwards SuperSport 9.[1] It returend almost 7 years later on July 29, 2020 as 2 channels; ESPN and ESPN2.[2]


  1. Replacement of ESPN in Africa with SS9
  2. ESPN returns to DStv
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