NBC Universo Will Air Concacaf Third Leg FIFA World Cup Russia 2018â„¢ Qualifying Matches Featuring El Salvador And Curacao
Watch Matches Live in Spanish: On Fri., Sept. 4 Curacao vs. El Salvador 7:00p ET / 4:00p PT;Â On Tues., Sept. 8 El Salvador vs. Curacao at 9:30p ET / 6:30p PT
NBC UNIVERSO, will exclusively air the dramatic third leg for the home and away series of the upcoming CONCACAF FIFA World Cup Russia 2018TM qualifying matches featuringÂ El SalvadorÂ andÂ Curacao.Â Â
The first of the two matches live on NBC UNIVERSO will take place onÂ Fri., Sept.4Â whenÂ Curacao hostÂ El Salvador atÂ 7:00 p.m. ETÂ /Â 4:00 p.m. PT.Â OnÂ Tues., Sept. 8Â liveÂ on NBC UNIVERSO,Â CuracaoÂ will travel to Central America for the return leg againstÂ El SalvadorÂ withÂ coverage beginning atÂ 9:30 p.m. ETÂ /Â 6:30 p.m. PT.Â Providing play-by-play and commentary for theÂ Sept. 4Â match will be the award-winning AndrÃ©s Cantor and experienced sportscaster Copan Alvarez. Then onÂ Sept. 8Â veteran announcer Sammy Sadovnik will join Alvarez for the call.
Fans can check their local TV listings, or visitÂ www.nbcuniverso.com/
El Salvador currently holds the 110th position in the FIFA Ranking, while Curacao is ranked 148th. El Salvador is a young side looking to establish themselves. Jorge Rodriguez, who has just been handed the managerial reins of El Salvador by the FederaciÃ³n SalvadoreÃ±a de FÃºtbol, will look to guide the team to the World Cup. Rodriguez replaces Albert Rocha, who resigned onÂ July 17Â after the Cuscatlecos were eliminated from the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Curacao kicked off its Russia 2018 qualifying campaign with a 4-3 aggregate defeat of Montserrat in the first round. The Caribbean islanders have put their faith in a group of players who have club football experience in Europe. Curacao, which joined the FIFA family in 2011, made their FIFA World Cupâ„¢ qualifying debut in the Brazil 2014 campaign, going out in the second round. The team has never qualified for a World Cup.
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