Copa Nissan Sudamericana Returns Exclusively to Fox Sports en Español; 2006 Edition...

Copa Nissan Sudamericana Returns Exclusively to Fox Sports en Español; 2006 Edition to Feature First-Time Participants Toluca and Pachuca from Mexico



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Los Angeles, CA–(HISPANIC
PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–August 16, 2006–Fox Sports en Español announced
today the return of the Copa Nissan Sudamericana to its Fall line-up of exclusive
live soccer action. Live tournament play kicks-off on Fox Sports en Español
on Tuesday, August 22, with three first-round encounters featuring teams from
Ecuador, Venezuela and Argentina, starting with a match between Ecuadorian selections
LDU Quito and El Nacional at 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT. The 2006 Copa Nissan Sudamericana
marks the second time ever that CONCACAF member teams from Mexico (Toluca and
Pachuca) will take part in the five-month, 66-match tournament.

“The Copa Nissan Sudamericana
continues to be one of soccer’s premier international club tournaments,”
said David Sternberg, executive vice president and general manager of Fox Sports
en Español. “We anticipate that the addition of Mexico’s Toluca
and Pachuca to the field will score big among our viewers and further bolster
the popularity of the Copa Nissan Sudamericana, particularly among Mexican soccer
fans, who make up the majority of the U.S. Spanish-language television viewing
audience. We’re excited to be the only network in the nation to offer live action
from this prestigious tournament.”

A CONMEBOL-sanctioned tournament,
the 2006 Copa Nissan Sudamericana features 34 teams from 12 countries, including
31 teams from CONMEBOL member countries and 3 from CONCACAF, including Brazil
(8); Argentina (7); Mexico (2); Bolivia (2); Chile (2); Colombia (2); Ecuador
(2); Peru (2); Paraguay (2); Uruguay (2); Venezuela (2); and Costa Rica (1).

Partial Schedule of 2006
Copa Nissan Sudamericana on Fox Sports en Español(a)

        
DATE/TIME                            
TEAMS
—————————- 
—————————————-
AUGUST 22 @ 3:30 PM ET/       LDU Quito (ECU)
vs. El Nacional (ECU)
 12:30 PM PT
—————————-  —————————————-
AUGUST 22 @ 6 PM ET/3 PM PT   Mineros (VEN) vs. Carabobo (VEN)
—————————-  —————————————-
AUGUST 22 @ 8 PM ET/5 PM PT   San Lorenzo (ARG) vs. Banfield (ARG)
—————————-  —————————————-
AUGUST 23 @ 6 PM ET/3 PM PT   Central Español (URU) vs. Nacional
(URU)
—————————-  —————————————-
AUGUST 23 @ 8 PM ET/5 PM PT   Libertad (PAR) vs. Cerro Porteno (PAR)
—————————-  —————————————-
AUGUST 23 @ 10:30 PM ET/      Deportes Tolima (COL)
vs. Indep.
 7:30 PM PT                  
Medellin (COL)
—————————-  —————————————-
AUGUST 24 @ 6 PM ET/3 PM PT   Universitario de Sucre (BOL) vs. Bolivar
                             
(BOL)
—————————-  —————————————-
AUGUST 24 @ 8 PM ET/5 PM PT   Huachipato (CHI) vs. Colo Colo (CHI)
—————————-  —————————————-
AUGUST 24 @ 10:30 PM ET/      Coronel Bolognesi (PER)
vs. Dep. Univ.
 7:30 PM PT                  
San Martin (PER)
—————————-  —————————————-

(a) Schedule is subject
to change; for a complete schedule of Fox

Sports en Español’s exclusive telecasts of the Copa Nissan

Sudamericana, please visit the network’s website at fse.tv.

Offering more than 1,500
hours of live sports programming a year, Fox Sports en Español is the
only Spanish-language network to offer exclusive coverage of the four major
international club tournaments from Latin America, encompassing more than 125
matches and in excess of 500 hours of live coverage of the most important matches
from the Torneo InterLiga(TM), Copa Toyota Libertadores, CONCACAF Copa de Campeones,
and the Copa Nissan Sudamericana.

About Fox Sports en Español

Fox Sports en Español
features more than 1,500 hours of live, exclusive sports programming in Spanish
and, with few exceptions, English SAP each year, including the Copa Toyota Libertadores,
Copa Nissan Sudamericana, CONCACAF Copa de Campeones, InterLiga(TM) and the
FIFA Club World Cup soccer tournaments; the Major League Baseball playoffs,
All-Star Game and World Series; and Championship boxing from Mexico and the
U.S. The channel reaches more than 9 million cable and satellite households
in the country of which 4 million are U.S. Hispanic households.

Fox Sports en Español
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 Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and News Corporation’s (NYSE:NWS) Fox
Sports International. For more information, visit Fox Sports en Español
online at fse.tv.

Copa Nissan Sudamericana Returns Exclusively to Fox Sports en Español; 2006 Edition to Feature First-Time Participants Toluca and Pachuca from Mexico