Sony India acquire Copa America Centenario rights

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor

Copa America to air on Sony India
Copa America to air on Sony India

Sony Pictures Networks has acquired the 2016 rights for the Copa America Centenario in India and the Indian sub-continent (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka).

The broadcaster confirmed that it will telecast the tournament live from USA between 3rd and 26th June on its Sony ESPN channel. Sony ESPN will also air highlights of the the matches during the series. Coverage will also be relayed on to Sony LIV. It will air all 32 matches, played across 10 venues in the USA.

Sony sports cluster executive VP and business head Prasana Krishnan said, ���This summer promises sports history in the making with the Copa Am̩rica Centenario, a once in a lifetime event which sports fans will not want to miss. The acquisition of the exclusive broadcast and digital rights to telecast the 2016 edition of Copa Am̩rica Centenario in India and the Indian Sub-Continent re-validates the SONY Sports cluster�۪s leadership in being the destination for football fans.�۝

���Copa Am̩rica Centenario, South America’s most prestigious international competition, alongside UEFA EURO 2016, Europe�۪s biggest tournament on our network will undoubtedly capture the interest of every football fan. During the event, viewers will see the currently ranked top ten International teams with some of the world�۪s greatest football players in an amazing line-up of matches from both Copa America Centenario and UEFA EURO 2016 on the Sony sports cluster�۝, he added.