– Sportsnet will broadcast 18 UEFA matchups over March 22 and March 26, plus live streaming of Canada vs. Japan friendly on sportsnet.ca –
TORONTO (March 21, 2013) One beautiful game, two jam-packed days of coverage. Sportsnet, home to more than 250 qualifiers and friendlies leading up to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, continues its must-see coverage of FIFA World Cup Qualifying with 18 UEFA matchups on Friday, March 22 and Tuesday, March 26. Additionally, fans can cheer on Team Canada as they take on Japan in an international friendly match, streamed live tomorrow (Friday, March 22) at Noon ET on sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet’s action-packed FIFA World Cup Qualifying schedule kicks off with Israel vs. Portugal tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. ET/5:30 a.m. PT on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific, and available on RogersAnyplaceTV.com. Sportsnet’s FIFA World Cup Qualifying coverage includes seven matches distributed nationally on Sportsnet and Sportsnet ONE, three matches on Sportsnet World, and eight matches available on Sportsnet World Overflow channels*. All matches will be available on Sportsnet World Online for live and on-demand streaming.
As the ultimate fan resource for all things 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, Sportsnet keeps fans connected to the Road to Rio 365 days a year with news, features, and highlights across television, digital, radio, and print platforms.
Below are the key details of Sportsnet’s extensive 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ multiplatform coverage:
Digital – sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet World Online, RogersAnyPlaceTV.com
Radio – Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet 960 The FAN
Print – Sportsnet magazine,
Friday, March 22
Tuesday, March 26
*Sportsnet World Overflow channels currently only available to Rogers Cable subscribers with a subscription to Sportsnet World
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