All three Canada group stage games will be broadcast nationally on CBC TV and CBC Gem on July 5, 8 and 11; OneSoccer broadcasts full coverage of the entire 16-game tournament
CBC Sports will provide live and streaming coverage of the Canada Soccer women’s national team’s three group games on July 5, 8 and 11 2022 Concacaf W Championshipthe qualifying tournament for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New ZealandTMfollowing an agreement with Mediapro Canada, the rights holder in Canada for all Concacaf national team tournaments through 2023.
CBC Sports will delay the first two group stage games against Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday, July 5 at 19:00 ET and against Panama on Friday, July 8 at 19:00 ET (00:30 local time) . ) and live coverage of the game against Costa Rica on Monday, July 11 from 6:30 p.m. ET on CBC TV and CBC gem. The three games will also be available on cbcsports.ca and the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android Devices.
CBC Sports will be broadcast live by CBC in Toronto and will host the OneSoccer panel on July 11, which will be hosted by award-winning broadcaster Andi Petrillo for his live coverage of the game of the day. Joining Petrillo in the studio is analyst Oliver Platt and special guest Diana Matheson, former Canadian International and two-time Olympic bronze medalist. Nigel Reed and former international Amy Walsh will be in the dressing room to announce the game.
All 16 W Championship matches including knockout rounds and final, will be broadcast in full on a dedicated football channel OneSocceravailable as linear channel passage Telus Optic TV (Chap. 980 in More sport pack) as well as above fuboTV Canada Platform and the OneSoccer App. OneSoccer’s coverage of the Canada games, semi-finals and final will be available in English, French and Spanish.
The 2022 Concacaf W Championship, the 11th edition of the tournament, will feature the top eight ranked national teams from the North, Central American and Caribbean region and will be held in Monterrey, Mexico from July 4th to 18th. The competition directly qualifies four teams for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 while the winner qualifies for the 2024 Olympic Games and the 2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup.
The USA are the tournament’s defending champions and top the Concacaf national team rankings, while Canada, the reigning Olympic gold medalist, sits in second place. Canada, drawn in Group B, will start the tournament against Costa Rica on July 5th, with games against Panama on July 8th and Trinidad & Tobago on July 11th. Based on current form and standings, Canada could face either the USA or Mexico in the semi-finals on July 14, with the winner of that match going on to play the final on July 18.
About MEDIAPRO Canada
MEDIAPRO Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of Spanish Grupo Mediapro, has a long-term partnership with Canadian Soccer Business for the global media rights to the Canadian Premier League, the country’s top tier men’s professional football league; the Canadian Championship, Canada Soccer’s national soccer competition, which brings together all professional soccer clubs in Canada, including Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, CF Montréal and the Vancouver Whitecaps; and the home games of the Canada Soccer women’s and men’s national teams. Since then it has started OneSoccera dedicated football channel available as an affordable streaming service and also airing as a linear channel on Optik TV (channel 980), the pay-TV service of Telus, one of Canada’s “big three” telecoms companies, and on the streaming service fuboTV Canada.
OneSoccer’s growing inventory of leagues and tournaments includes the rights to all of them Concacaf national team tournaments to 2023, including: the 2021-22 Concacaf finals of FIFA World Cup qualifiers; the Concacaf Gold Cup 2023 and the Concacaf W Gold Cup 2024, the Concacaf Nations League, the Concacaf W Championship and the Concacaf W Qualifiers (the qualifying tournaments for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023 and the Paris 2024 Olympic Games), club tournaments , including the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League and the Scotiabank Concacaf League and every game in the Canadian Premier League (CPL) and the Canadian Championship.
MEDIAPRO Broadcast Services Canada (MBSC) is a full service company offering a fleet of seven mobile transmitter units serving all of North America, airpacks, REMI capability, AutomaticTV automated sports production systems, cloud playout, Haivision and Dejero remote broadcast solutions, crewing, studios and a full distribution department. Its newly expanded fleet includes mobile units Odysseythe first mid-size 4K phone in North America, and Olda fully-equipped 53-foot Expando-Mobile with room for 14 cameras and four EVS systems.
About the MEDIAPRO Group
MEDIAPRO Group is a leading global production, distribution and content creation group with 55 offices in 34 countries around the world. It operates a fleet of nearly 100 high definition and 4K outside broadcast equipment and produces live coverage of more than 12,000 events around the world each year.
The group is currently involved in the production of 13 national soccer leagues around the world, including Spanish LaLiga, Belgian ProLeague, Portuguese Primeira Liga, Turkish Süper Lig, Italian Serie A, Greek Super League, Canadian Premier League , the Primera División of Chile, Mexico’s LigaMX and the Kenyan Premier League; It also produces events for the FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues, UEFA Nations League, FIFA Confederations Cup, Africa Cup of Nations, FIBA events, EuroLeague and Formula 1. MEDIAPRO manages the global media rights to of the Spanish LaLiga Santander and produces and manages 15 television channels worldwide, including several specialty sports channels. Mediapro is also the official provider of VAR technology for around 20 leagues and tournaments.
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