OneSoccer, Canada’s dedicated soccer channel, will air exclusive live coverage of Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team home friendly against Korea Republic at BMO Field in Toronto this Sunday, June 26 at 3 p.m. ET/ 12 p.m. PT. Mediapro Canada will produce the signal for worldwide distribution with a team of approximately 20 broadcast professionals working on 10 cameras and the company’s Odyssey 4K mobile unit.
In Canada, the game will be streamed live and exclusively on OneSoccer, which is available as a streaming service to millions of Canadians via connected devices. OneSoccer also airs as a linear channel on Telus Optik TV (Ch. 980 in the More Sports pack) and on the fuboTV Canada platform.
The game will also be available to millions of viewers outside of Canada via, among others, Sky Sports in Korea, Fox Sports in the United States, Flow Sports in the Caribbean, HiSportsTV! In Mexico and BT Sport in the UK and Ireland.
Alba Campabadal, Head of Production at Mediapro Canada and Vice President, OneSoccer, said she was thrilled to once again feature Canada’s pioneering national team on OneSoccer. “We want to give women the credit they deserve. This will be the Canadian women’s first game in Toronto since winning Olympic gold last summer and we aim to put on the best show possible for fans across the country.”
The match will serve as a valuable tune-up for the Canadians, the reigning Olympic champions after their gold-medal performance in Tokyo last summer, as they prepare for the upcoming Concacaf W 2022 international soccer tournament. which qualifies teams from the Concacaf region for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023, the Paris Olympic Games 2024 and the Gold Cup Concacaf W 2024.
Award-winning broadcaster Andi Petrillo will be in the OneSoccer studio to host coverage with the analyst Oliver Plattas a sports journalist Emily Wilson will be at BMO Field as a sideline reporter and special guest Diana Matheson, a former Canadian international and two-time Olympic bronze medalist, joins us as a field analyst. Commentary in English will be provided by Adam Jenkins alongside the color commentator Gabriella Trichilowith Matt Cullen call the game in French.
OneSoccer’s content speaks to the company’s dedication to the game in Canada; over 90% of the channel’s programming is Canadian content, while the company employs dozens of Canadian broadcast professionals as well as current and former male and female actors as on-screen talent and commentators. Mediapro Canada, together with its partner Canadian Soccer Business, is committed to ensuring the success of the Canadian Premier League, the premier professional men’s soccer league launched in 2019, as well as developing a women’s league.