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Fox Sports en Espanol Announces Exclusive Spanish-Language Coverage of the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup



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Fox Sports en Espanol Announces Exclusive Spanish-Language Coverage of<br /> the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup

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    LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC
PR WIRE/ —

 

    WHAT: 
Spanish-language coverage of the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup begins on
Wednesday, December 9th at 12:30pm ET with the preliminary match between Al
Ahli (UAE) and Auckland City FC (NZL). 
The contest continues through Saturday, December 19th with the
Championship Final airing on Fox Sports en Espanol at 11:00am ET.

 

    FIFA Club World Cup is the competition
between the leading clubs from all six continental confederations. Since 2007,
the champions of Oceania have played a qualifying play-off against the champion
club of the host country. In 2008, Manchester United (ENG) won its first FIFA Club
World Cup by defeating first time participants and finalists, LDU Quito, (ECU)
by 1-0.

 

    In 2009, the event will be hosted outside
of Japan for the first time ever as it travels to United Arab Emirates
“Abu Dhabi”.

 

    WHEN:

   
DAY       DATE        AIRTIME (ET)              MATCH

   
Wednesday
12/09/2009    12:30 PM    PRELIMINARY – Al Ahli FCD (UAE) v

                                       
Auckland City FC (NZL)

   
Friday    12/11/2009    11:00 AM    QUARTER
FINAL – TP Mazembe (COD) v

         
                              
Pohang Steelers
FC (KOR)

   
Saturday  12/12/2009    11:00 AM    QUARTER
FINAL – Winner Game 1 v

                                       
Atlante FC (MEX)

   
Tuesday   12/15/2009    11:00 AM    SEMI FINAL –
Winner Game 2 v

  
                                     Estudiantes LP (ARG)

   
Wednesday
12/16/2009    8:00 AM     FIFTH PLACE MATCH – Loser Game 2 v

                                       
Loser Game 3

   
Wednesday
12/16/2009    11:00 AM    SEMI FINAL – Winner Game 3 v

 
                                      
FC
Barcelona (ESP)

   
Saturday  12/19/2009    8:00 AM     THIRD PLACE
MATCH – Loser Game 4 v

                                       
Loser Game 5

   
Saturday  12/19/2009    11:00 AM    FINAL –
Winner Game 4 v Winner Game 5

 

 

    *For a complete
telecast schedule, visit
www.fifa.com.

 

    WHERE:  Fox Sports en Espanol

 

    ABOUT FOX SPORTS EN
ESPANOL

    Reaching more than
14 million cable and satellite households in the country, of which over 5
million are U.S. Hispanic Households, Fox Sports en Espanol is the leader in
Spanish-language sports media. We feature premier soccer programming with
exclusive coverage of the top leagues and tournaments in Latin America and
Europe; coverage of the Major League
Baseball
regular season, All-Star
Game
, American League
Championship Series
and World
Series
; championship boxing and UFC(R) and mixed-martial arts across
four compelling media platforms. With more than 1,600 hours of live and
exclusive programming, a robust web site brimming with streaming video and
portable content from FSE Movil, we are and will continue to be the first name
in the U.S. Hispanic sports space.

 

    Fox Sports en
Espanol is distributed by Fox Cable Networks Group and operated by Fox Pan
American Sports LLC, an international sports programming and production entity
jointly owned by HM Capital Partners, LLC and News Corporation’s (Nasdaq: NWS,
NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) Fox Sports International. For more information, visit
Fox Sports en Espanol online at foxsportsla.msn.com.

 

SOURCE  Fox Sports en Espanol

Fox Sports en Espanol Announces Exclusive Spanish-Language Coverage of the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup