TSN Delivers Live Coverage of the CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Semifinal: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Tigres UANL, Kicking Off Today
— March 14, 2017
– Viewers can catch both legs of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Tigres UANL semifinal, with the first match today, Tuesday, March 14, at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT on TSN1 and TSN 1410 Vancouver –
– Vancouver Whitecaps FC can become only the second Canadian team to vie for the CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE title –
TORONTO (March 14, 2017) – Canada’s Sports Leader is once again expanding its lineup of 60+ championship events that live on TSN as the network announced today it has added live coverage of both legs of the CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE semifinal between Canada’s Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Mexican club Tigres UANL.
TSN’s live coverage kicks off today with Leg #1 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT on TSN1 and TSN 1410 Vancouver – live from Monterrey, Mexico. Led by MLS All-Stars Kendall Waston and David Ousted, Vancouver Whitecaps FC competes to become only the second Canadian club to vie for the CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE title. The action returns home on April 5 with Leg #2, live from Vancouver’s BC Place.
“Advancing to the semifinals of this multinational competition is a major accomplishment for Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and we’re thrilled to deliver this series to Canadian soccer fans nationwide,” said Shawn Redmond, Vice-President Content Strategy and Business Operations, TSN. “It’s an exciting time for soccer in Canada, and we look forward to showcasing and cheering on Vancouver Whitecaps FC as they progress in the tournament.”
Coverage of both legs from the CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SEMIFINAL:Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Tigres UANL will be available to TSN subscribers for live streaming and on-demand viewing via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN GO app. Live radio coverage is available for live streaming from TSN 1410 Vancouver via the TSN GO and iHeartRadio mobile apps.
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TSN is the official broadcaster of Major League Soccer (MLS) in Canada, with complete coverage of Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC, a package of Montreal Impact matchups, marquee games featuring U.S.-based teams, plus the MLS ALL-STAR GAME, MLS DECISION DAY, and the complete AUDI MLS CUP PLAYOFFS, culminating with MLS CUP.
Through a multi-year broadcast rights agreement with UEFA, TSN and RDS are the primary Canadian broadcasters of the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE. The agreement sees TSN broadcast more than 190 games, including up to 16 group stage games weekly, extensive coverage of the knockout phase, as well as the UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL and the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL. RDS delivers live coverage of three of the best matches each week.
Bell Media’s CTV, TSN, and RDS own exclusive Canadian media rights to the FIFA World Cup™ package through to 2026, which includes the 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA™, 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR™, and the 2026 FIFA World Cup™, as well as a slate of additional FIFA tournaments.
TSN and RDS hold a multi-year broadcast agreement that gives the networks Canadian media rights to half of all games from the PREMIER LEAGUE.
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