MTN Uganda and Sanyuka TV have began the search for the next big soccer commentator.
The one lucky contestant will win a one-year commentary gig with Sanyuka TV supported by MTN, for the Startimes Uganda Premier league (SUPL).
According to the statement released by telecom giant MTN, “the contestant will be evaluated by panel of 3 judges in the one-month challenge.
“If a contestant gets 2 ‘YES’ from the judges, he qualifies to join the next stage of the contest.”
MTN Uganda is passionate about Ugandan sports. There is so much talent in this country that we seek to tap into, but the talent isn’t just limited to playing. There are several other aspects of sports. And that is why we are extending our support to finding the right people to commentate about the game. That’s all part of our drive to re-kindle the love for the game that Ugandans once hadSomdev Sen, Chief Marketing Officer MTN Uganda
.The 1-hour contest will have 3 segments;
Side pitch – the contestant will be tested on the ability to do side pitch analysis.
Studio analysis – with a senior match host in studio, the contestant will be tested on the ability to analyse before the game, during game break and after the match (Running orders to guide)
Commentary – this will be done once to test the ability of the contestant to do commentary during a live game.
The challenge will be broadcast on Sanyuka TV on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday every week from 4pm – 5pm starting on Wednesday, 5th August for the next 4 weeks.