25 NEW SABC SHOCKERS - IN STAFFERS' OWN WORDS

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

SuperSport will broadcast the memorial service of Joost van der Westhuizen live on Friday from 12:00 on DStv.


SuperSport will broadcast the memorial service of the former Springbok rugby captain Joost van der Westhuizen live on Friday, 10 February from 12:00 until 15:30.

Meanwhile the SABC is also trying to acquire the right to broadcast the memorial service on Friday.

Joost van der Westhuizen (45) died on Monday afternoon after losing his struggle against Motor Neuron Disease.

Besides the SuperSport broadcast on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform on SuperSport 1 (DStv 201), SuperSport will also stream the memorial service live on supersport.com

The memorial service will follow an earlier church funeral service that will not be broadcast by SuperSport.

On Friday there will be a build-up from Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria from 12:00, with the offocial memorial service proceedings that's scheduled to start at 12:30. SuperSport's broadcast will conclude at 15:30.

The SABC hasn't yet acquired any rights to broadcast the memorial service but is working to try and do it as well.