The coverage will be led by Telemundo Deportes’ Andrés Cantor
Telemundo Deportes presents coverage of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018
07 de diciembre de 2018
Telemundo Deportes presents exclusive coverage of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018, featuring some of the world’s best players and club teams, beginning Wednesday, December 12.
Organized by FIFA, the elite club soccer tournament brings together the champion clubs from each of the six continental confederations and the national league champion of the host country.
The event will air live across Telemundo, Universo, the Telemundo Deportes app and NBC Sports app beginning with the opening match on Wednesday, December 12 at 10:25am ET.
The coverage will be led by Telemundo Deportes’ Andrés Cantor, Manuel Sol, Carlos Hermosillo, Copan Álvarez, Sammy Sadovnik, and Eduardo Biscayart. Pablo Aguabella will travel to Abu Dhabi to provide sideline reporting for select matches and present news, updates and special reports from the site. Telemundo Deportes’ digital and social media platforms will also provide comprehensive content throughout the tournament.
This year’s tournament will take place in two host cities – Al Ain City and Abu Dhabi – and will feature the world’s top clubs in a seven matchup event. Already confirmed to participate is current UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid, CONCACAF Champions CD Guadalajara, CAF Champions League winners Espérances S. De Tunis, OFC Champions League winners Team Wellington FC, Kashima Antlers who won the AFC Champions League title and Al Ain FC, representing the host country. The Copa Libertadores winner will also qualify once River Plate meets Boca Juniors at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid for second leg matchup.