Univision Communications announced the schedule for its exclusive Spanish-language coverage of all matches to be played during the 2011 Copa Oro, the biennial tournament and premiere event for FIFA’s North American, Central American and Caribbean confederation.
Fans will have access to their favorite sport, live across platforms on the Univision, TeleFutura and Galavision Networks and online at UnivisionDeportes.com.
The 12 teams that will face off in the 2011 tournament are: Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, México, Panama and USA. Copa Oro kicks off Sunday, 6/5 with Costa Rica vs. Cuba, followed by Mexico vs. El Salvador, airing on the Univision Network with the Mexican fútbol coach and former striker Hugo Sanchez and FIFA World Cup sportscaster Fernando Fiore hosting live from Dallas.
Each day of the tournament will feature the pre-game special “Antesala a la Copa Oro” (Prelude to the Gold Cup) with unique guests offering their analysis of the games. The action continues throughout the month with the final match of Copa Oro airing on Univision Network on Saturday, 6/25 live from Pasadena.
Live online streaming of all 2011 Copa Oro matches will also be available in the U.S. and Puerto Rico at UnivisionDeportes.com, and will feature a Facebook plug-in with real-time commentary from fans. Live mobile streaming of Copa Oro matches will be provided exclusively for Sprint customers. The online and mobile site will also provide coverage as the tournament unfolds, including online video game highlights, daily stats and standings, the latest news, calendars and more. Fans can also access real-time updates, scores, and stats on these popular tournaments by downloading the Univision Deportes-Fútbol (Sports-Soccer) App and the Univision Marcador (Scoreboard) App on their Smartphones.
Copa Oro 2011 Broadcast Schedule:
|Date||Home||Visitor||Pre-Game||Time (ET)||Time (PT)||Network|
|6/5||Costa Rica||Cuba||Antesala a la Copa Oro 5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT||6:00PM||3:00PM||UVN|
|6/6||Jamaica||Granada||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT||9:00PM||6:00PM||Gala|
|6/7||Panamá||Guadalupe||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT||6:00PM||3:00PM||Gala|
|6/9||Costa Rica||El Salvador||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT||7:00PM||4:00PM||TF|
|6/10||Jamaica||Guatemala||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT||7:00PM||4:00PM||TF|
|6/11||Canada||Guadalupe||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT||6:00PM||3:00PM||Gala|
|6/12||El Salvador||Cuba||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT||6:00PM||3:00PM||Gala|
|6/13||Guatemala||Granada||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT||7:00PM||4:00PM||Gala|
|6/14||Canada||Panamá||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT||7:00PM||4:00PM||Gala|
|6/18||Group A #2||Group B #2||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 4:30PM ET / 1:30PM PT||5:00PM||2:00PM||TF|
|6/18||Group A #1||Group B or C #3||8:00PM||5:00PM||UVN|
|6/19||Group B #1||Group C #2||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 2:30PM ET / 11:30PM PT||3:00PM||12:00PM||UVN|
|6/19||Group C #1||Group A or B #3||6:00PM||3:00PM||UVN|
|6/22||QF #3||QF #4||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT||7:00PM||4:00PM||UVN|
|6/22||QF #1||QF #2||10:00PM||7:00PM||UVN|
|6/25||Semi #1||Semi #2||Antesala a la Copa Oro – 8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT||9:00PM||6:00PM||UVN|
Established in 1991, Copa Oro has become the region’s most popular soccer event, routinely drawing capacity crowds and millions of viewers across the nation. Copa Oro finals have grown into the 12-nation championship with countries qualifying from the three regions of CONCACAF – North America, Central America (UNCAF) and the Caribbean (Caribbean Football Union). The tournament features the best players from the region, with México and the US holding the most Copa Oro titles.