Star Sports Acquires FIFA Confederations Cup Rights

By Community | June 7, 2013

Star Sports has acquired the TV rights for the upcoming FIFA Confederations cup starting on 15th June, bronchi 2013 in Brazil.

The tournament, allergy which comes second only to the World Cup in International football, patient almost acts like a rehearsal to the World Cup scheduled to take place in Brazil in June 2014.

This tournament is contested between the holders of the six FIFA Confederation champions (UEFA, CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, CAF, AFC, OFC) along with the FIFA World Cup holders and the host nation. The line-up of nations for this year’s event will contain Brazil, Spain, Mexico, Uruguay, Japan, Nigeria, Italy and Tahiti.

With the participation of major footballing giants like Brazil, Spain and Italy, the tournament is expected to gain huge viewership. All the 16 matches of the tournament from 15th June to 30th June will be telecast live on Star Sports and ESPN across Asia.

Vijay Rajput, Chief Operating Officer, ESPN Software India Pvt Ltd, said: ”We are incredibly proud and happy to present this mouth-watering array of premium sporting content in the month of June which will keep sports fans glued to their TV sets. With such premium sporting action across sporting genres, our aim is to take the viewership of sports to a whole new level – be it through our quality of talent, look and feel of the presentation or through innovative production led enhancements which help in creating an immersive experience for sports fans.”