IMG will produce the BBC’s highly anticipated coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, taking place in Australia and New Zealand from Thursday 20 July.
Under the agreement, IMG will manage the incoming live match feed, studio presentation and highlight programming for the BBC’s 33 fixtures throughout the tournament, including the final and semi-final stages. IMG will also have a dedicated production team embedded in the England Lionesses’ camp to create exclusive content for the BBC’s digital and news channels.
Barney Francis, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Production at IMG, said: “The entire nation will be watching this summer’s World Cup with anticipation and excitement. We’re proud to bring viewers all the best live action and thrilling highlights through IMG’s coverage on the BBC, so fans can experience the Lionesses’ journey from home.”
IMG’s coverage will kick off with the tournament’s opening game between hosts New Zealand and Norway on July 20th and includes England’s group stage match against Denmark.
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