Score Media Inc. today announces that it has secured the exclusive English language Canadian broadcast rights to Copa America, the most important football event in Latin America. All of the exciting live soccer action begins July 1st on theScore with 15 games being called live by theScore’s soccer experts, James Sharman and Kristian Jack.
Copa America features the best soccer teams from twelve countries in Latin America, including the host country Argentina and defending champion Brazil. The tournament takes place over a three week period in July, with the winner determined in the championship game on July 24th. As the official English language media partner in Canada, theScore will broadcast 15 live games, including every match from the quarterfinals, semifinals and championship rounds.
“We’re thrilled to be showcasing a quality soccer tournament like Copa America on theScore and we’re especially excited about having James Sharman and Kristian Jack calling all the action,” says Greg Sansone, Vice President, Television, Score Media Inc.
In addition to live television coverage, theScore will also live stream each game on theScore.com.
Prior to the kick-off of Copa America on July 1st, theScore will spend the 12 days leading up to the tournament examining each team through 12 Countries in 12 Days – custom features that will focus on players, coaches and each team’s history.