SBS secures rights to South American Football Championships

South American stars headline football in June as SBS secures the exclusive free-to- air rights of the Copa America Centenario

• South American stars headline football in June as SBS secures the exclusive free-to- air rights of the Copa America Centenario.

The biggest names in world football go into battle for continental glory on SBS in June.
Sixteen nations from the Americas go head to head in the 100th anniversary edition of the South American Football Championships, hosted this year by the USA.

Chile shocked Argentina to claim the 2015 tournament, but expect the Barcelona trio of Messi, Suarez and Neymar to inspire Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil in their attempts to wrestle back the trophy, and continental bragging rights. Also expect a strong challenge from World Cup quarter Finalists Colombia, led by Real Madrid star James Rodriguez, a Javier Hernandez inspired Mexico, and the USA, looking to put a difficult year behind them and win on home soil.

SBS’s exclusive free to air coverage of the Copa America Centenario will include full coverage of the knockout stage, which comprises of four quarter-finals, two semi-finals and the final, all live in HD on SBS.

In addition to an already strong international football slate which includes the UEFA Champions League, Euro 2016, English Premier League and the FIFA World Cup, SBS can also announce live and free coverage of the Italian Cup Final between heavyweights Juventus and AC Milan, and the Spanish Cup Final between Barcelona and Sevilla. Both matches live in HD on SBS May 22nd and May 23rd and streamed online at sbs.com.au/theworldgame.

Coverage of Copa America Centenario will begin June 17, with daily news and video highlights on sbs.com.au/theworldgame.

The Copa America adds to a line up of live and free football on SBS in 2016 that includes:
• UEFA Champions League
• Euro 2016
• A-League
• English Premier League
• Copa Del Rey Final
• Coppa Italia Final
• Spain Internationals
• UEFA Super Cup
• Spanish Super Cup
• Italian Super Cup
• FIFA Futsal World Cup
• Women’s Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups

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