Jul 04, 2022

 All three Canada group stage matches to air nationally on CBC TV and CBC Gem on July 5, 8 and 11; OneSoccer to air comprehensive coverage of entire 16-game tournament

CBC Sports will provide broadcast and streaming coverage of Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team’s three group stage matches on July 5, July 8 and July 11 in the 2022 Concacaf W Championship, the qualifying tournament for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New ZealandTM, following an agreement with Mediapro Canada, the rights holder in Canada for all Concacaf national team tournaments through to 2023.

CBC Sports will provide broadcast coverage of the first two group stage matches, against Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday, July 5 at 7 p.m. ET, and Panama on Friday, July 8 at 7 p.m. ET, on a delayed basis (12:30 a.m. local), and live coverage of the match against Costa Rica on Monday, July 11 starting at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBC TV and CBC Gem. The three games will also be available on and the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android devices. 

Broadcasting live from CBC in Toronto, CBC Sports will host the OneSoccer panel on July 11, anchored by award-winning broadcaster Andi Petrillo for its live coverage of the day’s match. Petrillo will be joined in-studio by analyst Oliver Platt and special guest Diana Matheson, former Canadian International and double Olympic Games bronze medallist. Nigel Reed and former National Team player Amy Walsh will be in the booth to call the game. 

All 16 W Championship matches, including the knock-out rounds and the final, will be aired in full on dedicated soccer channel OneSoccer, available as a linear channel through Telus Optik TV (Ch. 980 in the More Sports pack) as well as via fuboTV Canada platform and the OneSoccer app. OneSoccer’s coverage of the Canada games, the semifinals and the final will be offered in English, French and  Spanish.

The 2022 Concacaf W Championship, the 11th edition of the tournament, is contested by the eight top-ranked national teams from the North and Central American and Caribbean region, and will take place from July 4th to 18th in Monterrey, Mexico. The competition qualifies four teams directly for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup while the winner qualifies for the 2024 Olympic Games and the 2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup. 

The US are the defending tournament champions and top the Concacaf national team rankings, with Canada, the reigning Olympic gold medallists, in second place. Canada, drawn into Group B, kicks off the tournament against Costa Rica on July 5th, with matches against Panama on July 8th and Trinidad & Tobago on the 11th. On current form and ranking, Canada could play either the USA or Mexico in the semi-finals on July 14th, with the winner of that match contesting the final on July 18th.

About MEDIAPRO Canada 

MEDIAPRO Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of Spain’s Grupo Mediapro, holds a long-term partnership with Canadian Soccer Business for the worldwide media rights to the Canadian Premier League, the country’s first-division men's professional soccer league; the Canadian Championship, Canada Soccer’s domestic soccer competition involving all professional soccer clubs in Canada including Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, CF Montréal and the Vancouver Whitecaps; and the home friendly matches of Canada Soccer’s Women’s  and Men’s National Teams. It has since launched OneSoccer, a dedicated soccer channel available as an affordable streaming service and also carried as a linear channel on Optik TV (Ch.980), the pay-TV service operated by Telus, one of Canada’s ‘big three’ telecoms companies, and on streaming service fuboTV Canada.

OneSoccer’s growing stable of leagues and tournaments comprises the rights to all Concacaf national team tournaments through to 2023, including: the 2021-22 Concacaf Final Round of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers; the 2023 Concacaf Gold Cup and the 2024 Concacaf W Gold Cup, the Concacaf Nations League, the Concacaf W Championship and Concacaf W Qualifiers (the qualifying tournaments for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023 and the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris), club tournaments including the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League and the Scotiabank Concacaf League and every match in the Canadian Premier League (CPL) and the Canadian Championship.

MEDIAPRO Broadcast Services Canada (MBSC) is a full-service company offering a fleet of seven mobile broadcast units serving all of North America, air-packs, REMI capability, AutomaticTV automated sports production systems, cloud playout, Haivision and Dejero remote broadcast solutions, crewing, studios and a complete rentals department. Its newly-expanded fleet of mobile units includes Odyssey, the first mid-size 4K mobile in North America, and Alto, a 53′ fully-equipped expando mobile, with capability for 14 cameras and four EVS systems.

About MEDIAPRO Group

MEDIAPRO Group is a leading global production, distribution and content creation group with 55 offices in 34 countries around the world. It operates a fleet of close to 100 High Definition and 4K Outside Broadcast units and produces live coverage of more than 12,000 events around the world each year. 

The Group is currently involved in the production of 13 national soccer leagues around the world, including Spain’s LaLiga, the Belgian ProLeague, the Portuguese Primeira Liga, the Turkish Süper Lig, Italy’s Serie A, the Greek Super League, the Canadian Premier League, the Primera División of Chile, Mexico’s LigaMX and the Kenyan Premier League; it also produces events for the FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues, the UEFA Nations League, FIFA Confederations Cup, the Africa Cup of Nations, FIBA events, the EuroLeague and Formula 1. MEDIAPRO manages the global media rights to Spain’s LaLiga Santander and produces and manages 15 TV channels worldwide, including several specialty sports channels. Mediapro is also the official provider of VAR technology for some 20 leagues and tournaments.


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