Optus Sport scores Australian rights to FIFA Membership World Cup


Liverpool FC can be chasing its first ever FIFA Membership World Cup title this December, with Optus Sport the one place to look at the 11-day match reside.

The match is Optus Sport’s newest acquisition after protection of the FIFA Ladies’s World Cup earlier this yr, and Optus has secured the Australian rights to the FIFA Membership World Cup for 2019 and 2020.

Optus Sport can also be the house of the English Premier League in Australia. It additionally lately acquired rights to the Barclays FA Ladies’s Tremendous League.

The FIFA Membership World Cup is a global 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 so as 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, stated.

“Broadcasting Liverpool’s sixth Champions League triumph was an enormous second for Optus Sport, and it is going to be a privilege for us to indicate 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 that they too will enter the World Cup in ominous type.

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

Actual Madrid are the present FIFA Membership World Cup champions and are probably 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 reside, on-demand, as a mini-match in addition to creating varied spotlight packages throughout the match. The all new in-house, reside 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 finest 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 commences on December 11 in Qatar, with the champion to be topped on December 21.

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

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