Johannesburg – Monday, 14 August 2017 -The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Sport division is proud to announce the launch of The Ultimate Sport Show (TUSS) on Metro FM. The show will be hosted by the two renowned Sport presenters, Mr. Udo Carelse, and Ms Mpho Maboi. The Ultimate Sport Show will start on-air on […]
Johannesburg – Monday, 14 August 2017 -The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Sport division is proud to announce the launch of The Ultimate Sport Show (TUSS) on Metro FM. The show will be hosted by the two renowned Sport presenters, Mr. Udo Carelse, and Ms Mpho Maboi. The Ultimate Sport Show will start on-air on Monday 21st August 2017 from 18h00-19h30 weekdays on Metro FM.
Udo will take our listeners through a wide variety of topics and discussion points, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. On Thursdays, Mpho takes over the reins, as she takes listeners on a journey into the world of women in sport. Mpho will delve into the business and the influence that women have in sport. This dynamic team will bring new ideas and fresh perspective to sporting discussions.
Mr. Udo Carelse, is a seasoned broadcaster who has vast experience in sport journalism which includes amongst others, the 2015 IRB Rugby World Cup, 2016 Rio Olympics and T20 Cricket World Cup, and all major athletics marathons. He was also nominated and a finalist for the 2014 SA Sport Journalist of the Year.
Ms Mpho Maboi’s career spans over a decade in the entertainment industry. Mpho is currently a studio and touchline sport presenter for SABC Sport. In April 2015, she joined Metro FM and she is currently part of the South Africa’s biggest breakfast show Fresh Breakfast with DJ Fresh weekdays broadcasting from 05h00-08h00.
Ms. Sully Motsweni, Group Executive for SABC Sport stated “The show is aimed at being an aspirational sport show to which our audience’s world revolves around. With interactive discussions, taking an in-depth looks what listeners want to know about sport on and off the field. The Ultimate Sport Show will strengthen the ways in which we serve our diverse listeners”.
Ms. Sibongile Mtyali, Station Manager for Metro FM stated “We are excited about the all new and revamped sport offering with Udo Carelse and Mpho Maboi. With The Ultimate Sport Show, the station will take sport content development and delivery to new heights. We are confident that the show will now integrate news genres of sport to the winning formula. Our listeners can look forward to an all-encompassing sport commentary five days a week”.
Ms Mtyali further stated “We welcome Udo to the Metro FM family. He brings a wealth of knowledge and skill and can only take the sport show to new levels. We are also keyed up about Mpho Maboi taking over the Thursday slots on TUSS. We are positive that she will rise to the new challenge. She has proven over time to be a versatile broadcaster, well received and loved by Metro FM listeners”.