FIFA+ to stream U-20 Women’s World Cup

FIFA+ will be the exclusive home of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022, the organisation has said. 

The streaming platform will carry the competition in 114 territories, with all matches available to watch for free.

The 16-team tournament kicked off with Germany 1-0 defeat to Colombia on August 10, with the final scheduled to take place in San Jose on August 28.

The streamer will hope to benefit from the increased exposure that women’s football experienced this Summer, as 280 million people across Europe watched the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 tournament.

FIFA+ will also  be the home of editorial content for the tournament, tracking news, interviews and analysis throughout.

Charlotte Burr, FIFA Director of Strategy, Development, and FIFA+, said: “After a summer that has seen women’s football capture the hearts and minds of fans around the world, with continental champions crowned in every major region, we’re delighted to be bringing the stars of tomorrow to the world on FIFA+.

“For years, the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup™ has been a fascinating window into the next generation of superstars in the women’s game, and 2022 promises to be no different. Costa Rica will provide a stunning backdrop to elite football and drama aplenty – we’re excited to be bringing fans around the world closer to the tournament and the future stars of the women’s game.”

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