NEW YORK – March 21, 2013 – ONE World Sports, the English-language sports network with exclusive world-class competitions from around the globe, will broadcast live its exclusive World Cup qualifiers on its network and in a special broadband preview on Tuesday, March 26th. The fourth round of the Asian regional qualifiers – a series of four match-ups critical in determining the participating teams of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil -- will be made available by ONE World Sports, for the first time, on broadband at no charge.
Those who want to enjoy free access to this special preview of ONE World Sports will be asked to fill out a brief questionnaire via oneworldsports.com.
On Tuesday, March 26th, ONE World Sports will broadcast and stream the following games:
Australia v. Oman 4:30AM ET (live, exclusive)
Korea Republic v. Qatar 7:00AM ET (live, exclusive)
Jordan v. Japan 10:00AM ET (live, exclusive)
Uzbekistan v. Lebanon 12:00PM ET (delayed, exclusive)
The Asian World Cup qualification process began in 2011 with 43 national teams; only 10 teams remain in contention. Split into to two groups of five, each Asian team is vying for four guaranteed spots in the 2014 World Cup. The fifth-placed team will face the fifth-placed team from CONMEBOL's World Cup qualifying tournaments for the last World Cup spot in November, the final stage of the qualification rounds. Tuesday’s competition promises to be intense: Korea Republic and Qatar are tied for second place with seven points each in Group A, while Australia and Oman are also tied for second place with five points in Group B.
With the upcoming online preview, soccer fans and World Cup enthusiasts will be able to sample some of the world-class live and exclusive soccer competitions that are hallmarks of ONE World Sports, and enjoyed by subscribers where ONE World Sports is distributed. For more information of how to access the exclusive U.S. broadcast of the World Cup Asian Qualifiers, go to www.oneworldsports.com.
About ONE World Sports
ONE World Sports is an English-language global sports network delivering exclusive, live world-class competitions from around the world. ONE World Sports fulfills U.S. sports fans’ passion for premier match-ups of their favorite sports with more than 2,200 hours of unduplicated sports programming annually. Programming includes live and same day action of league, championship and qualification competitions in soccer, basketball, baseball, golf, table tennis, badminton and more. The network is available on The Dish Network, Optimum TV from Cablevision System Corporation and Mediacom Communications.
ONE World Sports, owned and operated by privately held Dallas/Ft. Worth-based ONE Media Corp., is headquartered in New York City. The company also owns and operates: ONE CONNXT, a global HD/SD broadcast video transport services provider; America ONE Television, a general entertainment and sports broadcast network; and America ONE Sports, a leading provider of live broadband sports. To learn more about ONE World Sports, go to www.ONEWorldSports.com