CHICAGO (Dec. 16, 2014) – FOX Sports will broadcast all 52 matches during the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Sixteen matches, including all three of the U.S. Women’s National Team’s Group D matches, will air live on FOX broadcast network.
The 52 games during the June 6-July 5 event will be live on FOX, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and on tablets and mobile devices through the FOX Sports GO app and FOXSportsGO.com.
The 16 games on FOX include one semifinal match, the third-place game on July 4 and the final on July 5. FOX Sports 1 will feature 30 matches, including all eight in the Round of 16, two quarterfinals and one semifinal. The other six games are slated for FOX Sports 2.
With pregame and postgame programming, FOX Sports will provide approximately 200 hours of coverage of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The U.S. WNT will face Australia, Nigeria and Sweden in Group D at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The USA opens against Australia on June 8 at Winnipeg Stadium, followed by Sweden on June 12 in Winnipeg and Nigeria on June 16 at BC Place in Vancouver.
The USA is a two-time winner of the tournament (1991 and 1999) and most recently finished runner-up to Japan at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The field for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup has expanded from 16 to 24 teams.