Optus Sport scores Australian rights to FIFA Membership World Cup — Australian Tv Information – TV Blackbox

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Liverpool FC can be chasing its first ever FIFA Membership World Cup title this December, and Optus Sport would be the solely place to look at the 11-day match completely dwell.

In line with its method of buying essentially the most outstanding worldwide tournaments and increasing its FIFA relationship after the extraordinarily profitable protection of the FIFA Ladies’s World Cup earlier this yr, Optus has secured the Australian rights to the FIFA Membership World Cup for 2019 and 2020.

The FIFA Membership World Cup is a world membership soccer match between the winners of the six continental confederations, in addition to the host nation’s league champions. For the following two years, the match can be hosted by Qatar.

“We’re extraordinarily happy to add this match to our soccer schedule and we’re assured our 700,000 plus Optus Sport energetic subscribers will benefit from the format,” Optus’ Director of Sport, Richard Bayliss, mentioned.

“Broadcasting Liverpool’s sixth Champions League triumph was an enormous second for Optus Sport, and will probably be a privilege for us to point out the Reds’ try to beat the most effective of South America, Asia, North America and Africa. Brazil’s Flamengo had a surprising Copa Libertadores win in November, so they too will enter the World Cup in ominous kind.

“These new rights present our dedication to displaying Australians the most effective golf equipment from world wide on Optus Sport.”

Actual Madrid are the present FIFA Membership World Cup champions and are essentially the most profitable membership within the match’s historical past with 4 titles, whereas this yr’s UEFA Champion Liverpool will seem at its second FIFA Membership World Cup, after dropping the ultimate in 2005.

Optus Sport will present each match completely dwell, on-demand, as a mini-match as nicely as creating varied spotlight packages throughout the match. The all new in-house, dwell 90-minute soccer present, Scores on Sunday, hosted on rotation by Mel McLaughlin, Richard Bayliss and Niav Owens and that includes a few of Australia’s greatest pundits together with Heather Garriock, Mark Schwarzer, John Aloisi and Alicia Ferguson can even present evaluation and opinion on the match.

The FIFA Membership World Cup joins a slate of premium soccer content material on Optus Sport scheduled for the following 12 months, together with completely dwell protection of each Premier League, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League match, along with the not too long ago acquired rights to the Barclays FA Ladies’s Tremendous League. This can be adopted by the UEFA Euro 2020 match, which is able to see Optus Sport present all 51 matches dwell.


The FIFA Membership World Cup commences on December 12 in Qatar, with the champion to be topped on December 22.

Groups competing within the upcoming match:

  • Host nation – Al-Sadd Sports activities Membership

  • Europe – Liverpool

  • Africa – Esperance Sportive de Tunis

  • Asia – Al Hilal FC

  • North, Central America and Caribbean – Monterrey

  • Oceania – Hienghene Sport

  • South America – CR Flamengo


2018: Actual Madrid
2017: Actual Madrid
2016: Actual Madrid
2015: Barcelona
2014: Actual Madrid
2013: Bayern Munich
2012: Corinthians
2011: Barcelona
2010: Inter Milan
2009: Barcelona
2008: Manchester United
2007: AC Milan
2006: Sport Membership Internacional
2005: Sao Paulo
2000: Corinthians

Watch Optus Sport on the big-screen by way of Fetch, Apple TV, Apple Airplay, Chromecast, Amazon Fireplace TV, Xbox or desktop, or on-the-go by way of pill, cell, or laptop computer.

Optus Sport* is accessible as an optionally available further on eligible Optus plans for no further value (knowledge costs might apply). Non-Optus clients and Optus clients ineligible for a month-to-month subscription might subscribe to Optus Sport for $14.99 monthly.

*Optus Sport:  Private viewing in Australia solely.  Content material and options range by machine and sport.  Sport protection is accessible so long as you stay on an eligible plan and Optus has the rights.  Optus Sport is a month-to-month subscription, which is able to proceed till you cancel your subscription, otherwise you transfer to an ineligible plan. 

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