By FRANCO PANIZO
If you are unable to attend any of the seven Road to Brazil friendlies that will take place in the United States this summer but are hoping to watch them, you are in luck.
It was announced on Tuesday that Univision Deportes and BeIN Sports will be the broadcast partners of the 2014 Road to Brazil series. Additionally, ESPN Deportes Radio will be the official radio rights broadcast partner. The seven games will take place in several cities across the U.S. from May 29-June 7 and will showcase 10 countries, six of which are preparing for this summer’s World Cup.
BeIN Sports will broadcast all of the matches starting with Honduras-Turkey on May 29, and four of those friendlies will air on the network’s Spanish language channel. Univision Deportes, meanwhile, will broadcast five games in total, with four of them airing on Univision Deportes Network and the other broadcasted on Univision.
The 10 countries partaking in the Road to Brazil series include Spain, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Greece, Honduras, Bolivia, El Salvador, Israel, Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Here is the full rundown of the Road to Brazil broadcast schedule:
5/29 8pm – Honduras vs. Turkey – BeIN Sports, UDN, ESPN Deportes Radio
5/30 8:30pm – Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Ivory Coast – BeIN Sports, UDN, BeIN Sports en Español, ESPN Deportes Radio
6/1 9pm – Honduras vs. Israel – BeIN Sports, UDN, BeIN Sports en Español
6/3 7pm – Greece vs. Nigeria – BeIN Sports, BeIN Sports en Español
6/4 9pm – Ivory Coast vs. El Salvador – BeIN Sports, UDN, ESPN Deportes Radio
6/6 8pm – Greece vs. Bolivia - BeIN Sports, BeIN Sports en Español, ESPN Deportes Radio
6/7 4pm – Spain vs. El Salvador - Univision, BeIN Sports, ESPN Deportes Radio
What do you think of Univision and BeIN Sports airing these friendlies? Which of these matches most excites you?
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