Want to keep up with Sky Blue FC’s international players during the upcoming Women’s World Cup? Fox Sports has your fix as it announced the upcoming broadcast schedule which features live broadcast of all 52 matches from six Canadian cities.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup begins June 6 and runs through July 5.
An unprecedented 16 matches will be broadcast live over Fox, marking the first time in 12 years that women’s World Cup matches are scheduled for over-the-air broadcast in the United States.
The US Women’s Team, featuring Sky Blue FC’s Christie Rampone and Kelley O’Hara, can be seen twice on Fox Sports and another time on Fox Sports 1.
The US match versus Austrialia will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on June 8 at 7:30 p.m. America’s matches against Sweden on June 12 and Nigeria on June 16can be seen on Fox Sports at 8 p.m. on both days.
Overall five of the 16 matches will be broadcast during primetime hours on Fox, including one semifinal, the third place match on July 4 and the final on July 5. Fox Sports 1 will carry 29 matches including all eight in the round of 16, two quarterfinal matches and one semifinal.
Tony DeCicco, Cat Whithill, and J.P. Dellacamera will broadcast all three US matches in the group stage.
Besides the matches, FIFDA Women’s World Cup Today will provide daily updates, news and analysis from Vancouver.
Coverage will kick offwith a one hour preview show on Friday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Besides Rampone and O’Hara, other Sky Blue FC players participating in the Women’s World Cup are Samantha Kerr and Caitlin Foord will represent Australia; Jonell Filigno is playing for Canada; and Monica Ocampo is on the Mexican National Team.