The streaming rights to the 2018 seasons of Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana tournaments have been acquired from FOX Sports by MP & Silva and sub-licensed to Fanatiz, a relatively new streaming provider in the Americas. Under the deal, Fanatiz will bring all 262 games from the tournaments to viewers in Canada. Meanwhile, in the United States, Fanatiz will broadcast every Copa Libertadores game including 40 Copa Libertadores games and 30 Copa Sudamericana matches exclusively.
Fanatiz is a completely legal streaming provider that specializes in broadcasting soccer games from around the world. All the games will be available at fanatiz.com as well as Fanatiz’s Android and iPhone apps. Both apps and website can be connected to your TV via Chromecast, Apple TV or HDMI.
The Group Stage of the Copa Libertadores begin this week through May 24. The top two teams in each group will advance to compete in the knockout stage which will have its final game on November 28, where one team will be crowned king of South American soccer. In parallel, the Copa Sudamericana, which began on February 13, will have teams battle it out in the knockout competition to determine who will be champion on December 12.
To stream the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana games, soccer fans can subscribe to Fanatiz for only $9.99 per month, with a 14 day free-trial. But even better, Fanatiz is offering an exclusive deal to readers of World Soccer Talk where you can get 50% off Fanatiz for the first 3 months of service.
To get the 50% discount, visit the Fanatiz website (the offer is not available via the app) and then enter coupon code wstfz2 at checkout to get your savings.
Hurry, the offer ends on March 31, 2018.
Regarding the acquisition of the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana rights, Fanatiz CEO Matias Rivera said, “At Fanatiz our mission is to connect global fans with Latin America’s best soccer through our legal, high-quality and reliable service. We’re very excited to announce this rights acquisition deal that will bring the best South American club soccer to US and Canadian audiences.”
Here are the Copa Libertadores fixtures scheduled for this week (all kickoffs listed are in the Eastern United States time zone):
Tuesday, February 27
Monagas vs. Cerro Porteno, 5:15pm, Fanatiz (14-day free trial)
Colo-Colo vs. Atletico Nacional, 7:30pm, Fanatiz (14-day free trial)
Racing Club vs. Cruzeiro, 7:30pm, Fanatiz (14-day free trial)
Wednesday, February 28
Nacional vs. Estudiantes, 5:15pm, Fanatiz (14-day free trial)
Delfin vs. Bolivar, 7:45pm, Fanatiz (14-day free trial)
Millonarios vs. Corinthians, 7:45pm, Fanatiz (14-day free trial)
Thursday, March 1
Santa Fe vs. Emelec, 5:15pm, Fanatiz (free 14-day trial)
Real Garcilaso vs. Santos, 5:15pm, Fanatiz (14-day free trial)
Alianza Lima vs. Boca Juniors, 7:30pm, Fanatiz (14-day free trial)
Junior vs. Palmeiras, 7:30pm, Fanatiz (14-day free trial)