WINDHOEK, JUNE 6 – Team spirit reigns supreme on the Coolest Kids TV Channel™ with Supersport United Soccer Schools CSR partnership, the announcement of Dean Furman as campaign ambassador, and, exclusive Supa Strikas new season for all CN SOCCER SUPERFANS.
As of June, Cartoon Network will turn up the heat with exhilarating soccer frenzy and lots of pitch action! To coincide with the official kick-off of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on 21 June, the #1 kids channel in Africa has put together an exciting line-up of programming as well as a fresh digital soccer experience that will leave you out of breath!
Brace yourself, because not only will the iconic animated soccer series, Supa Strikas, score a mean goal through your screen with the premiere of season 6 on Monday, 17 June, but Cartoon Network is proud to announce its exciting partnership with Supersport United Soccer Schools along with talented Bafana Bafana and SuperSport United FC mid-fielder, Dean Furman for a total knock out!
The partnership kicked off with the young Supersport United Soccer Schools academy champs donning their brand-new Supa Strikas inspired Cartoon Network kit and will see Cartoon Network providing long-term sponsorship to three rising soccer players from disadvantaged communities.
“I am really excited about this partnership with Cartoon Network and the difference its CSR initiative aims to make in the lives of children whose full potential is not realised because of their background,” says Furman.
In this brand new season of the most loved soccer animation series in SA, exclusive to Cartoon Network Africa, Shakes and his teammates continue on their quest to be crowned Super League champs. Against all the odds, can Supa Strikas take the Super League trophy this season?
The show will amplify the action from the freshly upgraded 2019 version of Cartoon Network™ most downloaded game across the continent, Toon Cup, launching on Wednesday, 5 June. Bringing on whacky cartoon soccer matches, Toon Cup challenges players to assemble a team from well-loved Cartoon Network characters and start playing. The best part is, the game is available for free, so get ready to make passes, tackle your opponents and score goals to reach the finals of the biggest tournament in the world!
Watch the premiere of Supa Strikas season 6 on Monday, 17 June 2019 @ 16:50 CAT only on Cartoon Network, DStv channel 301; and challenge yourself with the new Toon Cup app that launched on 5 June 2019!
31-year-old Dean Furman is a South African professional footballer who plays for SuperSport United in the Premier Soccer League. Dean made his debut for the South African national team in 2012, representing the nation at two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, and is guaranteed to inspire and enlighten Cartoon Network fans during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. – MultiChoice Namibia