Fox Soccer Channel to be partner of US World Cup bid

By Community | June 30, 2010

The US bid committee for the 2018/2022 World Cup has announced Fox Soccer Channel as an official partner for the bid.

Fox Soccer Channel and its associated platforms, Fox Soccer Plus and Foxsoccer.com, will begin a series of corporate sponsorship announcements for the bid in the next few weeks.

Sunil Gulati, Chairman of the bid committee and President of US soccer, said: “The challenge and privilege of hosting a FIFA World Cup is enormous, as we are seeing here in South Africa. The same can be said for the bidding process. Corporate support is an important component to a successful bid, and now we’re very fortunate to count Fox Soccer Channel as a friend and official partner of our endeavour to bring the FIFA World Cup to the United States in 2018 or 2022.”

David Nathanson, General Manager of Fox Soccer Channel, added: “As the leading source for soccer programming and information in the United States, Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Soccer Plus and Foxsoccer.com is proud to join forces with the USA Bid Committee as a corporate sponsor to bring the most important event in soccer to the United States.

“We are committed to using all of our resources to be a driving force behind support for the USA bid.”