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Press Release -- July 7th, 2019
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The Best Female Soccer Players Will Gather at the FIFA Female World Cup France 2019 ™, via DIRECTV Sports

July 05, 2The Best Female Soccer Players Will Gather at the FIFA Female World Cup France 2019 ™, via DIRECTV Sports
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Coverage on all screens, including broadcasts in HD and 4K UHD, as well as a selection of exclusive matches

The event will be available on the DIRECTV Sports channel and on the DIRECTV Sports App and DIRECTVSports.com streaming platforms

In June the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 ™ begins and DIRECTV Sports could not be left out of this event. Argentina and Chile will participate representing South America with their respective teams at this exciting competition. The tournament’s first stage will take place from June 7th to June 25th followed by the qualification matches to the eighth round. The quarterfinals will take place between the 27th and 29th of the same month. The semifinals will take place in July leading up to the grand finale on July 7th, which will take place at the Stade des Lumières in Lyon.

DIRECTV Sports will broadcast the games of the Argentine and Chilean teams as well as the quarterfinals, the semifinals and the final game in the highest quality: 4K UHD. The will be full coverage in HD of this event as well.

In addition, the program can be viewed on-line on DIRECTVPlay.com, DIRECTVSports.com and DIRECTV Sports App in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

“DIRECTV demonstrates once again its leadership in sports content by announcing full coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ in the maximum 4K UHD resolution. We reaffirm our commitment to delivering a unique and best entertainment experience, and offer all the information and details fans are interested in”, stated Jose “Platao” Rocha, VP Development & Production, GM DIRECTV Sports, DIRECTV Latin America.

DIRECTV Sports will have a production team based in France, composed of sports representatives, prominent among them the journalist Milena Gimon, the female representative during the broadcast of the matches.

"We are looking forward to witness what will be the return of a Women's World Cup to Europe after the Canadian Championship of 2015 and also the participation of the United States for the third time. We know that women's football has grown leaps and bounds in all aspects and that this Cup could be the most difficult to predict. We are very happy because we will have a coverage as no-one has ever done it before and I am proud to be part of this great milestone with DIRECTV Sports,“ says Gimon.

This will be the eighth edition of the most important women's national tournament in the world and it will count with 24 participating teams. The United States team, winner of three cups, including the last one, must defend its title against other powers such as Germany - with two tournaments to its credit - as well as Norway and Japan - each one winners of a world cup -.

With this programming and special coverage, DIRECTV Sports maintains its leadership in sports broadcasting.

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