“Our programming at ONE World Sports serves the record fan base that tuned in for the 2014 World Cup, “ said Joel Feld, ONE World Sports’ Executive Vice President of Programming and Production.
Stamford, CT (PRWEB) November 17, 2014
ONE World Sports, America’s Network for Global Sports, announced today that it will begin its exclusive coverage of the 2015 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup soccer tournament on January 9, when Australia meets Kuwait. The network’s coverage of the 16-team, 32-match tournament will air live and include matches from five venues throughout Australia. The tournament finale is January 31 from Sydney, Australia. Coverage will include encore telecasts at noon Eastern and during primetime hours. The full schedule can be found on http://www.oneworldsports.com/stories/asian-cup-schedule/
ONE World Sports will provide video highlights after every match at ONEWorldSports.com and, for the first time, will post an email sign-up on its web site for fans who wish to receive video clips.
“Our programming at ONE World Sports serves the record fan base that tuned in for the 2014 World Cup, “ said Joel Feld, ONE World Sports’ Executive Vice President of Programming and Production. “Soccer fans comprise 24% of all US sports fans and 31% of 18-34 year olds. These fans will be able to follow, live, the tournament that will determine the 2015 Asian Cup Champion.”
JP Dellacamera and New York Cosmos defender Hunter Freeman will call eight of the matches live, including the tournament opener, the semi-finals and the Championship Final.
Dellacamera is the voice of the New York Cosmos on ONE World Sports. Over the course of three decades, Dellacamera has called soccer matches for ABC, ESPN, FOX and MSG, among other TV networks; he was also the voice of NBC’s 2004 Olympics soccer coverage. This summer, he called the 2014 World Cup for ESPN Radio.
Freeman, whose decade-long pro soccer career included the 2007-2008 season with the New York Red Bulls, joined the Cosmos upon the team’s 2013 re-launch. This is his first national broadcast assignment.
About the AFC
The AFC, one of six confederations comprising the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), is Asian soccer’s governing body with 46 member associations. The AFC Asian Cup is the world’s second oldest continental football championship after Copa América; the winning team becomes the champion of Asia and automatically qualifies for the FIFA Confederations Cup. A television audience estimated at more than 480 million people in 80 countries witnessed Japan defeat Australia 1–0 in the 2011 Asian Cup final. The 2015 Asian Cup will be the tournament’s 16th edition.
About ONE World Sports
ONE World Sports is a multiplatform sports network featuring exclusive best-in-class sporting events, live from around the globe. The network was created to fulfill American sports fans’ growing demand for global sports. ONE World Sports delivers live and exclusive coverage of some of America’s most popular sports played outside the USA – basketball, baseball, golf and ice hockey – plus sporting events with the largest global following, including soccer and cricket.
ONE World Sports showcases some of the world’s most competitive soccer, including Arsenal FC, Chelsea FC, FC Bayern Munich, AC Milan, and the New York Cosmos, along with top soccer from Asia and the Pacific Rim. The network also exclusively telecasts the England National Cricket Team’s international home matches, Japan’s legendary baseball team, the Yomiuri Giants, Kontinental Hockey League, Champions Hockey League, Chinese Basketball Association, OneAsia Golf Tour, and the top competitions in table tennis and badminton from around the world.
ONE World Sports is available via Verizon FiOS, DISH Network, Charter Communications, Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Mediacom Communications, Hawaiian Telcom and Google Fiber.
ONE World Sports, headquartered in Stamford, CT, is owned and operated by ONE Media Corp., which also owns and operates ONE CONNXT, a global HD/SD broadcast video transport services provider; and America ONE Sports, a leading provider of live broadband sports.
For more info, see http://www.oneworldsports.com.
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