MIAMI--(beIN SPORT, the new independent 24-hour global network dedicated to live and exclusive coverage of the world’s best international sports, begins its complete coverage of the South American World Cup qualifiers this Friday. beIN SPORT is the first sports network to carry every game of the CONMEBOL qualifying round and each game will be carried live.)--
“Our extensive coverage of these exciting World Cup qualifying matches demonstrates our unique approach that has led to one of the most successful network launches in recent cable TV history.”
In contrast to previous years, when games of the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying tournament could only be seen on pay-per-view or closed-circuit television, beIN SPORT’s programming is available to millions of subscribers to the nation’s largest satellite and cable TV distributors – including DIRECTV, DISH and Comcast, among others.
Coverage of CONMEBOL’s action-packed round kicks off with Colombia vs. Uruguay on Friday, September 7th at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT on beIN SPORT en Español, and Ecuador taking on Bolivia at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT on beIN SPORT. The next live match of the day showcases soccer legend Lionel Messi as Argentina shoots it out with Paraguay on beIN SPORT en Español at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The final game of the day pits Peru versus Venezuela at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on beIN SPORT en Español.
beIN SPORT will also televise its first U.S. men’s national soccer team CONCACAF World Cup qualifying game when they play Jamaica at National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica. Special coverage starts at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.
beIN SPORT again picks up the CONMEBOL action on Tuesday, Sept. 11 with another full day of back-to-back games featuring Chile vs. Colombia, Uruguay vs. Ecuador, Paraguay vs. Venezuela, and Peru vs. Argentina. Coverage starts at 3 p.m. ET/Noon PT.
“Because of our commitment to bringing the best in international sports to our viewers, these games are now available to millions of passionate fans who otherwise would not have been able to see them,” said Yousef Al Obaidly, managing director of beIN SPORT. “Our extensive coverage of these exciting World Cup qualifying matches demonstrates our unique approach that has led to one of the most successful network launches in recent cable TV history.”
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beIN SPORT, the English-language 24/7 international sports network, and beIN SPORT en Español are the multi-platform sports destinations that brings to the passionate fan all the live game action, news and analysis of the top leagues around the planet, as well as exclusive and never available-before content. From American, European and Latin American live games to general sports news and in-depth analysis, beIN SPORT guarantees first row access to top leagues and major sports properties through TV, on-line and mobile platforms with games that can’t be seen on any other channel. For more information, please visit www.beinsport.tv and follow us on Twitter @beINSport1USA for breaking news and real-time updates.