FIFA U-20 MEN’S WORLD CUP MAKES DEBUT ON FOX FAMILY OF NETWORKS

FIFA U-20 MEN’S WORLD CUP MAKES DEBUT ON FOX FAMILY OF NETWORKS

This weekend the FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup commences, and FOX Sports plans multi-platform coverage of all 52 total matches from New Zealand. Matches air live across FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Sports GO, the network’s live streaming video platform. Live game coverage airs in the United States beginning Friday, May 29 (12:00 AM ET) on FOX Sports 1 with the United States Men’s U-20 National Team taking on Myanmar in Group A. The USA’s U-20 team competes against host country New Zealand on Monday, June 1 (3:00 AM ET) and faces Ukraine on Thursday, June 4 (3:00 AM ET) with both Group A matches airing on live FOX Sports 1.

In Group B, tournament favorite Argentina kicks off its quest for a seventh FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup title with a match against Panama Friday, May 29 (12:00 AM ET) on FOX Sports 2. Fellow favorite Germany makes its first appearance Sunday, May 31 (9:00 PM ET) on FOX Soccer Plus against Group F underdog Fiji.

FOX Sports broadcasters call all United States and Mexico matches for as long as either team is in the tournament plus the quarterfinals, semifinals, third-place place matches and final. Play-by-play announcer Mark Followill and analyst Cobi Jones call all Group Stage matches featuring the United States, while play-by-play announcer Ross Dyer and analyst Janusz Michallik handle the first two matches featuring Mexico, versus Mali on Saturday, May 30 (9:00 PM ET) on FOX Sports 2 and versus Uruguay on Tuesday, June 2 (12:00 AM ET) on FOX Sports 1. Play-by-play announcer Keith Costigan is partnered with analyst Tony Meola to call Mexico versus Serbia on Friday, June 5 (12:00 AM ET) on FOX Sports 1.

The tournament’s Round of 16 begins with games airing on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 on Tuesday, June 9 (12:00 AM ET). A champion is crowned Friday, June 19 (1:00 PM ET) with the final match airing on FOX Sports.

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