Friday, December 21, 2018

MultiChoice gives 20 000 tickets away to DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact subscribers for SuperSport and Vodacom's Super Hero Sunday rugby matches on 3 February 2019.

MultiChoice is giving 20 000 tickets away to DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact subscribers for the two Super Hero Sunday Super Rugby warm-up rugby matches taking place on Sunday, 3 February in Cape Town.

Four of South Africa's Vodacom Super Rugby teams will wear shirts inspired by some of The Walt Disney Company's Marvel super heroes with MultiChoice that is giving away 20 000 free tickets to DStv subscribers at .

The warm-up matches and Super Hero tie-up is part of a new plan to try and turn around dwindling crowds and interest for the Super Rugby.

At 14:00 on Sunday, 3 February the Emirates Lions (inspired by Spider-Man) will play against the Cell C Sharks (inspired by Black Panther) at the Cape Town Stadium, followed by the DHL Stormers (inspired by Thor), playing against the Vodacom Bulls (inspired by Captain America).

"Marvel Super Heroes are among the most loved and recognisable characters in the world, very much like local Super Rugby players and clubs," says Luke Roberts, The Walt Disney Company Africa retail director.

"Whether it's Spider-Man's genius and agility, Thor's strength and endurance, Captain America's honour and strategy or Black Panther's speed and stamina, we are thrilled to collaborate with clubs in this year's South African Conference in Super Rugby, aligning these character attributes with our own iconic teams."

Gideon Khobane, SuperSport CEO, says "These are great times in sport with innovation pivotal to success, which is why SuperSport is thrilled to support the Super Heroes initiative".

The official Super Rugby 2019 season kicks off on 15 February 2019 and will be broadcast on SuperSport.