As the premier media platform for soccer in the U.S., Fox Soccer Channel begins its live coverage of the FIFA Club World Cup presented by Toyota, from the United Arab Emirates on December 9. The tournament will feature the winners of each region’s most prestigious club tournament including the host club, Al Ahli of UAE.The qualified teams are:
- Auckland City of New Zealand (winner of the OFC Champions League)
- Atlante of Mexico (winner of the CONCACAF Champions League)
- Pohang Steelers of South Korea (winner of the AFC Champions League)
- TP Mazembe of DR Congo (winner of CAF Champions League)
- Estudiantes of Argentina (winner of Copa Libertadores)
- Barcelona of Spain (winner of the UEFA Champions League).
Barcelona will be the favorite coming into this tournament with its talented lineup featuring players such as Lionel Messi and Thierry Henry. FSC’s coverage will run from Dec. 9 – Dec. 19 beginning with Al Ahli vs. Auckland City on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. ET.
Road to South Africa
With excitement building toward next summer’s big event in South Africa, fans turn to the experts for Road to South Africa on Dec. 4. FSC’s panel of experts will analyze each team’s chances to progress from its respective group.
In January, FSC launches Passport to South Africa, a series that looks at each of the eight groups. This show highlights the main teams and players to watch for during the summer’s big event.
Expect more from FSC as it prepares to bring its viewers the most comprehensive daily news coverage from all the happenings in South Africa during 2010.
Fox Soccer Channel in High Definition
Fox Soccer Channel will provide soccer fans with an unparalleled viewing experience of world class soccer in high definition starting in 2010. Fans can look forward to enjoying high definition coverage of the Barclays Premier League, the Italian Serie A, Major League Soccer and the UEFA Champions League. FSC subscribers should contact their cable and satellite providers beginning in January to find out more about how to acquire FSC HD.
About Fox Soccer Channel
Fox Soccer Channel offers the most comprehensive coverage of world-class soccer available in the United States, including England’s Barclays Premier League, Italy’s Serie A, Major League Soccer, Women’s Professional Soccer, the Argentine First Division and the Australian Hyundai A-League, as well as such global tournaments as the English FA Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, CONCACAF Champions League™ and 2010 FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers. Fox Soccer Channel serves as the primary U.S. television destination for the UEFA Champions League, with additional coverage on a number of other Fox-affiliated networks. The Official Broadcast Partner of the United States Youth Soccer Association, Fox Soccer Channel also televises the United Soccer Leagues and NCAA Division I college men’s and women’s soccer. The Nielsen-rated channel reaches more than 34 million cable and satellite households nationwide. For more information, visit America’s most visited online soccer destination at foxsoccer.com.