Univision Delivers Exclusive Live Coverage of 2011 Copa Oro Matches on Univision, Telefutura and Galavision and www.univisiondeportes.com

The Legendary Hugo Sanchez, Fernando Fiore, Pablo Ramirez, Jorge Perez Navarro, Jesus Bracamontes, Diego Balado and Marcelo Balboa are Joined by Jackie Guerrido and Ernesto Laguardia Bringing Unique Perspectives and Minute-to-Minute Excitement

First Matches Costa Rica vs. Cuba and México vs. El Salvador on Univision Kickoff the Exhilarating Tournament on Sunday, June 5

MIAMI--()--Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced the schedule for its exclusive Spanish-language coverage of all matches to be played during the 2011 Copa Oro, the biennial tournament and premiere event for FIFA’s North American, Central American and Caribbean confederation. Soccer fans will have access to their favorite sport, live across platforms on the Univision, TeleFutura and Galavision Networks and online at www.UnivisionDeportes.com.

The excitement of the Copa Oro will kickoff Sunday, June 5, with Costa Rica vs. Cuba, followed by Mexico vs. El Salvador, telecast on the Univision Network with the renowned Mexican fútbol coach and former striker Hugo Sanchez and FIFA World Cup sportscaster Fernando Fiore hosting live from Dallas.

Joining Sanchez and Fiore as the play-by-play announcers are celebrated sportscasters Pablo Ramirez and Jorge Perez Navarro, with Jesus “El Profe” Bracamontes and Diego Balado as color commentators. Marcelo Balboa, former captain of the U.S. national soccer team will join as a guest analyst. Univision personality Jackie Guerrido and actor/host Ernesto Laguardia will also join this first broadcast of the tournament and “Republica Deportiva’s” (Sports Nation) special telecast on June 5.

Each day of the tournament will feature the pre-game special “Antesala a la Copa Oro” (Prelude to the Gold Cup) with unique guests offering their analysis of the games. The action continues throughout the month with the final match of Copa Oro airing on Univision Network on Saturday, June 25 live from Pasadena, Calif.

Live online streaming of all 2011 Copa Oro matches will also be available in the U.S. and Puerto Rico at www.UnivisionDeportes.com, and will feature a Facebook plug-in with real-time commentary from fans. Live mobile streaming of Copa Oro matches will be provided exclusively for Sprint customers. The online and mobile site will also provide in-depth coverage as the tournament unfolds, including online video game highlights, daily stats and standings, the latest news, calendars and more. Soccer fans can also access real-time updates, scores, and stats on these popular tournaments by downloading the Univision Deportes-Fútbol (Sports-Soccer) App and the Univision Marcador (Scoreboard) App on their Smartphones.

Copa Oro 2011 Broadcast Schedule:

Date   Home   Visitor   Pre-Game   Time (ET)   Time (PT)   Network
6/5 Costa Rica Cuba Antesala a la Copa Oro 5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT 6:00PM 3:00PM UVN
6/5 México El Salvador   8:00PM 5:00PM UVN
6/6 Jamaica Granada Antesala a la Copa Oro - 8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT 9:00PM 6:00PM Gala
6/6 Honduras Guatemala   11:00PM 8:00PM TF
6/7 Panamá Guadalupe Antesala a la Copa Oro - 5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT 6:00PM 3:00PM Gala
6/7 USA Canada   8:00PM 5:00PM TF
6/9 Costa Rica El Salvador Antesala a la Copa Oro - 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT 7:00PM 4:00PM TF
6/9 Cuba México   9:00PM 6:00PM UVN
6/10 Jamaica Guatemala Antesala a la Copa Oro - 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT 7:00PM 4:00PM TF
6/10 Granada Honduras   9:00PM 6:00PM Gala
6/11 Canada Guadalupe Antesala a la Copa Oro - 5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT 6:00PM 3:00PM Gala
6/11 USA Panamá   8:00PM 5:00PM TF
6/12 El Salvador Cuba Antesala a la Copa Oro - 5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT 6:00PM 3:00PM Gala
6/12 México Costa Rica   8:00PM 5:00PM UVN
6/13 Guatemala Granada Antesala a la Copa Oro - 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT 7:00PM 4:00PM Gala
6/13 Honduras Jamaica   9:00PM 6:00PM Gala
6/14 Canada Panamá Antesala a la Copa Oro - 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT 7:00PM 4:00PM Gala
6/14 Guadalupe USA   9:00PM 6:00PM TF
6/18 Group A #2 Group B #2 Antesala a la Copa Oro - 4:30PM ET / 1:30PM PT 5:00PM 2:00PM TF
6/18 Group A #1 Group B or C #3   8:00PM 5:00PM UVN
6/19 Group B #1 Group C #2 Antesala a la Copa Oro - 2:30PM ET / 11:30PM PT 3:00PM 12:00PM UVN
6/19 Group C #1 Group A or B #3   6:00PM 3:00PM UVN
6/22 QF #3 QF #4 Antesala a la Copa Oro - 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT 7:00PM 4:00PM UVN
6/22 QF #1 QF #2   10:00PM 7:00PM UVN
6/25 Semi #1 Semi #2 Antesala a la Copa Oro - 8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT 9:00PM 6:00PM UVN

For a schedule of Copa Oro live streams online, visit: http://futbol.univision.com/copa-oro/calendario/.

Established in 1991, Copa Oro has become the region’s most popular soccer event, routinely drawing capacity crowds and millions of viewers across the nation. Throughout the years the Copa Oro finals have grown into a 12-nation championship with countries qualifying from the three regions of CONCACAF – North America, Central America (UNCAF) and the Caribbean (Caribbean Football Union). The tournament features the best players from the region, with México and the United States holding the most Copa Oro titles. Held throughout the country, the 12 teams that will face off in the 2011 tournament are: Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, México, Panama and USA.

Throughout the year, www.UnivisionDeportes.com is the definitive source for Hispanics to turn to for comprehensive soccer coverage – from the passion of the World Cup to live streaming of Mexican National Team matches, Major League Soccer and international tournaments. Plus, the site goes beyond soccer to provide sports fans with action-packed boxing, baseball, basketball, football, and other top interactive sports experiences.

About Univision Communications Inc

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the premier media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 97% of U.S. Hispanic households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, reaching 86% of U.S. Hispanic households and Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, and a suite of six cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Clásico TV; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company’s platforms; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations and 70 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive Media, a network of national and local online and mobile sites including Univision.com, which continues to be the #1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.univision.net.


Univision Communications Inc.
Carolina Valencia, 212-455-4712


Univision Communications Inc.
Carolina Valencia, 212-455-4712