World Cup 2014

World Cup: Univision Deportes, beIN Sports to broadcast Road to Brazil series

Road to Brazil 2014 (IMAGE)

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NEW YORK – Univision Deportes and beIN Sports will be the official television broadcast partners of the 2014 Road to Brazil series, and ESPN Deportes Radio is the official radio rights broadcaster of the series, Soccer United Marketing (SUM), together with the networks, announced on Tuesday.

Seven matches will take place across the United States from May 29 to June 7 when six countries make final preparations with their World Cup rosters just days prior to heading to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Tickets can be purchased via www.roadtobrazil.us. The full 2014 Road to Brazil television schedule is below.

Univision Deportes will broadcast four of the games on Univision Deportes Network (UDN), its 24-hour sports network, and one match, World Cup champions Spain vs. El Salvador at FedExField June 7, on Univision. These matches serve as the perfect complement to Univision’s coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup beginning June 12.

BeIN Sports will broadcast all seven of the Road to Brazil matches beginning with the May 29 Honduras vs. Turkey game at RFK Stadium, while its Spanish language channel, beIN Sports en Español, will air four of the matches.   

ESPN Deportes Radio will broadcast five Road to Brazil matches, including both of Ivory Coast’s matches, in St. Louis and Dallas.

SUM has also agreed with IMG on the distribution of worldwide media rights.

Ten countries will participate in the Road to Brazil series of matches. World Cup-bound teams include, from Europe, defending champions Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Greece; representing Africa, African Cup of Nations champions Nigeria and powerhouse Ivory Coast; and Honduras from CONCACAF. The national teams of Bolivia, El Salvador, Israel and Turkey will also participate.

Road to Brazil will feature players from some of the top leagues in the world, including the Bundesliga, English Premier League, La Liga, Major League Soccer, Serie A, Ligue 1 and Campeonato Brasileiro.

2014 Road to Brazil TV & Radio Schedule

Date

Game

Venue

City

Time (ET)

TV/Radio Info

Ticket Info

Thurs., May 29

Honduras vs. Turkey

RFK Stadium

Washington

8 pm

beIN Sports, UDN, ESPN Deportes Radio

Click here

Fri., May 30

Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Ivory Coast

Edward Jones Dome

St. Louis

8:30 pm

beIN Sports, UDN, beIN Sports en Español, ESPN Deportes Radio

Click here

Sun., June 1

Honduras vs. Israel

BBVA Compass Stadium

Houston, Texas

9 pm

beIN Sports, UDN, beIN Sports en Español

Click here

Tues., June 3

Greece vs. Nigeria

PPL Park

Chester, Pa

7 pm

beIN Sports,  beIN Sports en Español

Click here

Wed., June 4

Ivory Coast vs. El Salvador

Toyota Stadium

Frisco, Texas

9 pm

beIN Sports, UDN, ESPN Deportes Radio

Click here

Fri., June 6

Greece vs. Bolivia

Red Bull Arena

Harrison, N.J.

8 pm

 beIN Sports,  beIN Sports en Español, ESPN Deportes Radio

Click here

Sat., June 7

Spain vs. El Salvador*

FedExField

Landover, Md.

4 pm

Univision, beIN Sports, ESPN Deportes Radio

Click here

 

* Game date is a doubleheader with an MLS regular season match