Asian Cup - Australia 2015

Asian Cup - Australia 2015

Asian Cup Australia 2015

Starts 9 January on ABC TV, ABC Radio and ABC iview

5 cities, 16 countries, 23 days, 32 matches

 

ABC TV is the official free-to-air broadcaster and ABC Grandstand is the official non-commercial radio broadcaster of the Asian Cup Australia 2015, the biggest sporting event in Australia since the 2000 Olympics and the biggest ever football event ever held in this country. ABC will bring you the best of the action with coverage on ABC TV, ABC iview and ABC Radio.

 

Held every four years, the Asian Cup is the pinnacle of Asian Football and features the top 16 teams in the Asian Football Confederation. Australia's Socceroos were runners up in the last Cup, and the team plans to go one better this time round.

 

ABC TV

 

Every group round game featuring the Socceroos will be broadcast on ABC TV and simulcast on ABC iview, commercial free and in its entirety. All Socceroos finals matches will be broadcast live on ABC TV and ABC iview.

 

Every other game night, ABC will screen a 30 minute highlight package bringing you expert analysis and the best of the day's action across all four groups.

 

Esteemed ABC sports broadcaster and AFC Asian Cup Ambassador, Stephanie Brantz will lead a team of national and international experts on ABC TV's coverage.

 

ABC Radio

 

Every Socceroos game and all finals will be broadcast live on ABC Radio.

 

The ABC Radio commentary team will be lead by ABC Grandstand's Francis Leach, who is also an AFC Asian Cup Ambassador.

 

For ABC Radio broadcast details go to abc.net.au/grandstand

 

Matches will be played in Sydney – Stadium Australia, Newcastle – Newcastle Stadium, Canberra – Canberra Stadium, Brisbane – Brisbane Stadium and Melbourne – Melbourne Rectangular Stadium.

 

ABC TV Broadcast Schedule


Asian Cup Australia 2015 Group Round Matches


FRIDAY 9 JAN 10PM AEDT – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Australia v Kuwait
In the very first match of the Asian Cup Australia 2015 the Socceroos take on Kuwait at
Melbourne Rectangular Stadium.


SATURDAY 10 JAN 10PM – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Highlights
Hosted live by Stephanie Brantz, a round-up of all the action from day two of the Asian Cupincludes Socceroos update and match highlights from South Korea v Oman,  Uzbekistan v North Korea and Saudi Arabia v China.


SUNDAY 11 JAN 10.15PM – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Highlights
Hosted live by Stephanie Brantz, a round-up of all the action from day three of the Asian
Cup includes Socceroos update and match highlights from UAE v Qatar and Iran v Bahrain.


MONDAY 12 JAN 10PM – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Highlights
Hosted live by Stephanie Brantz, a round-up of all the action from day four of the Asian Cup includes Socceroos update and match highlights from Japan v Palestine and Jordan v Iraq.


TUESDAY 13 JAN 10PM AEDT – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015 : Oman v Australia
Australia takes on Oman at Stadium Australia, Sydney in the Socceroos' second match in the Asian Cup. Coverage hosted by Stephanie Brantz with special guest panellists. Includes highlights from Kuwait v South Korea.


WEDNESDAY 14 JAN 10.15PM – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Highlights
Hosted live by Stephanie Brantz, a round-up of all the action from day six of the Asian Cup includes Socceroos update and match highlights from North Korea v Saudi Arabia and China v Uzbekistan.


THURSDAY 15 JAN 10PM – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Highlights
Hosted live by Stephanie Brantz, a round-up of all the action from day seven of the Asian
Cup includes Socceroos update and match highlights from Bahrain v UAE and Qatar v Iran.


FRIDAY 16 JAN 10PM – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Highlights
Hosted live by Stephanie Brantz, a round-up of all the action from day eight of the Asian Cup includes Socceroos update and match highlights from Palestine v Jordan and Iraq v Japan.


SATURDAY 17 JAN 10PM AEDT – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015 : Australia v South Korea
Australia takes on South Korea in the Socceroos' final group match in the Asian Cup.
Coverage hosted by Stephanie Brantz with special guest panellists. Includes highlights from Oman v Kuwait.


SUNDAY 18 JAN 10.15PM – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Highlights
Hosted live by Stephanie Brantz, a round-up of all the action from day 10 of the Asian Cup includes Socceroos update and match highlights from Uzbekistan v Saudi Arabia and China v North Korea.


MONDAY 19 JAN 10.30PM – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Highlights
Hosted live by Stephanie Brantz, a round-up of all the action from day 11 of the Asian Cup includes Socceroos update and match highlights from Iran v UAE and Qatar v Bahrain.


TUESDAY 20 JAN 10.00PM – ABC TV and ABC iview
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015: Highlights
Hosted live by Stephanie Brantz, a round-up of all the action from day 12 of the Asian Cup includes Socceroos update and match highlights from Japan v Jordan and Iraq v Palestine.


Asian Cup Australia 2015 Finals


All the finals featuring the Socceroos will be broadcast LIVE on ABC TV, ABC iview and ABC Radio. Coverage will includes a 30 minute preshow hosted by Stephanie Brantz, who will be joined by Gerard Whateley and esteemed guest panellists from the world of football. Francis Leach will commentate for ABC Radio with live crosses to the ABC TV Studio. TV Commentary will be supplied by Fox Sports.


THURSDAY 22 JAN
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015 : Quarter Finals 1 & 2
FRIDAY 23 JAN
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015 : Quarter Finals 3 & 4
MONDAY 26 JAN
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015 : Semi Final 1
TUESDAY 27 JAN
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015 : Semi Final 2
FRIDAY 30 JAN
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015 : Third Place Playoff
SATURDAY 31 JAN
Football: Asian Cup Australia 2015 : Final

 

abc.net.au/asiancup and watch at iview.abc.net.au




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