Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–February 1, 2007–Fútbol de Primera is proud to announce that as the exclusive U.S. Spanish-language radio home of the Mexican National Team it will bring fans comprehensive coverage in World Cup style of the Tricolor’s highly anticipated first game of the year. FDP’s spectacular broadcast of the Mexico vs. USA international soccer match will kickoff Wednesday, February 7, live from Glendale, Arizona, at 8:50pm ET (5:50pm PT), and will be transmitted by more than 50 affiliates throughout the country.
The match will be the first for the new head coach of the Mexican National Team, Hugo Sanchez and as the official broadcaster, Fútbol de Primera will accompany Sanchez and “el Tri” every step of the way on the road to qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
FDP has once again assembled an incredible lineup of commentators and analysts who will keep our audience updated on every detail of the game. Anchored by Andres Cantor, the most recognized Hispanic sports personality in the United States, who will handle the play by play duties, the stellar broadcast will include such respected soccer personalities as Luis Alves “Zague,” one of the most well-known and talented Mexican soccer players ever and Paco Ramirez, the former assistant coach of the Mexican National Team under Ricardo La Volpe. Alejandro Blanco, who has covered the Mexican National Team for the last five years, will also be there to add his expertise while Rigoberto Cervantes will be on the sidelines for the up-close look at the teams and first interviews with the players.
Fútbol de Primera is the home of the most important exclusive soccer radio rights in the country, including the 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), the Mexican National Team since 2002, the 2007 Concacaf Gold Cup and South America’s Copa Libertadores. Additionally, FDP carries the Mexican League Game of the Week. Fútbol de Primera’s Daily Show and Sunday Show, on the air since 1989 and hosted by Emmy award-winning broadcaster Andres Cantor, is the longest-running, nationally syndicated Spanish-language radio program in the country. Recently, Fútbol de Primera launched XM Deportivo, the first 24-hour Spanish-language sports channel on XM Satellite Radio (channel 147).