OneSoccer To Stream Next Two Gold Cup Tournaments
OneSoccer has officially announced that it has acquired the exclusive Canadian rights to the Concacaf Gold Cup for the next two cycles.
MediaPro – who owns OneSoccer – has also confirmed that it has picked up the rights for the women’s equivalent, the 2022 Concacaf Women’s Championship, among several other Concacaf youth tournaments for both genders.
Whether the Gold Cup arrives to cable depends on two things: whether TSN or other broadcast networks come to an agreement with MediaPro, and whether OneSoccer itself establishes a cable presence, which is something that the company has publicly declared it is looking in to.
The global streaming service has been quick to snap up the rights to several competitions in its first year of service, including the likes of Liga MX, the Chinese Super League, and the Red Stripe Premier League. It also offers a variety of international competitions via all home Canadian matches for the men and women’s national teams, along with the Concacaf Nations League in full.
OneSoccer also confirmed that it will cover the Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico, which comes as no surprise give that the streaming service covered the draw live. The service will also stream this year’s Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship, the 2020 Concacaf U-20 Championship, and the 2020 Concacaf Women’s U-17 Championship.
OneSoccer had also promised to bring coverage of League1 Ontario starting in 2020. Northern Tribune has reached out to the streaming service for an update regarding that commitment.
The 2019 Gold Cup was filled with plenty of drama, with Canada fielding the tournament’s top goalscorer before ultimately being sent home after a shock loss to Haiti in the quarter-final. While what happens in 2021 and 2023 remains to be seen, it looks like OneSoccer subscribers will be able to easily follow along.