“Egypt Media Company”, in cooperation with the National Media Association(NMA), launched Time Sport Channel on Thursday to broadcast the Africa 2019 Cup of Nations that will be held in Cairo from June 21 to July 19, 2019.
According to an official statement, fans will be able to watch the games through a splendid coverage service by the most professional work team that Egypt Media Company picked carefully to only contain the best in their field.
The satellite channel is available through Nilesat satellite receivers on the horizontal frequency 11449. The channel will present all services to facilitate receiving its programs using the satellite system or the terrestrial broadcasting system.
“Time Sport” will collaborate with several famous and professional sport experts such as Ahmed Shober, Saif Zaher, Tamer Sakr, Hassan Shehata, Taha Ismail, Hossni Abd Rabo, Hazem Imam, Hossni Abed Rabbo Emad Mettab, Abd el-Zaher el-Sakka, Gamal el-Ghandor, Hatem Batisha, Ayman el-Kashef, Essam Abdo, Mohamed Ramadan, Tarik el-Adoar, Shaima Saber, Farah Ali, Karim Ramzy, Ahmed Ezz, Christine Riad, Yehia Hamza, Mirekil Nassif, Fathallah Dadim, Amr Jamel and others.
Head of the National Media Association(NMA) Hussein Zein said that Time Sport will be a real addition to sports entertainment in Egypt, after stressing the right of Egyptians to tournament matches over terrestrial frequencies
According to Zein, Time Sport will be the cornerstone of developing sports content in Egypt, seeking to regain the great stature of Egyptian TV through cooperation and coordination among major expertise in the field.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) selected Egypt to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after it withdrew the tournament from Cameroon last November because of the delay in the completion of infrastructure and sports facilities in addition to concerns about the security situation.
Egypt will be organizing the Africa Cup of Nations for the 5th time, as it hosted the tournament in 1959, 1974, 1986 and 2006.