Nigeria and Wazobia information secures the 2022 FIFA World Cup rights for Nigeria

Nigeria’s largest private radio group has reached an agreement to broadcast the 2022 World Cup matches live.

This exclusive broadcasting right will see the radio group perform live commentary in English, Pidgin and Hausa as all 64 scheduled games will be broadcast on Nigeria Info FM and Wazobia FM nationwide.

These live matches would also be available in Kano on Cool FM and Arewa Radio, Nigeria Info’s Hausa language sister station.

Cool FM, Wazobia FM, Nigeria Info FM and Arewa Radio CEO Serge Noujaim described this partnership as one that not only keeps the group’s promise to be home to the greatest conversation, entertainment and fun in Nigeria, but also one that will further strengthen the love that Nigerians have for football.

The radio group’s General Manager of Corporate Communications, Femi Obong-Daniels, further reinforced the importance of this partnership.

The World Cup will take place from November 20 to December 18 in Qatar.

In August, the radio group secured the rights to broadcast live games for the 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25 English Premier League seasons.

The group is broadcasting EPL games with live commentary in English, Pidgin and Hausa on its network of stations.

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