ESPN Player will bring viewers exclusive live and on demand coverage of the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse World Lacrosse Championships the sports broadcaster has announced.
“Every game – more than 170 match-ups will be available on ESPN Player Select while coverage is to be available in more than 120 countries across EMEA and ESPN Player’s Select channel will stream the Semi-finals and Championship Game.” – ESPN
The coverage will broadcast throughout EMEA (excluding Israel). The tournament, hosted in Netanya Stadium and Wingate Institute in Netanya, Israel, begins on Thursday July 12th, culminating in the Championship Game on Saturday 21st of July.
Across ten days of play, more than 170 games will be available for fans to watch in more than 120 countries on ESPN Player, ESPN’s direct-to-consumer service in EMEA. Fans can tune into every game from the tournament by purchasing an ESPN Select subscription.
Each of the home nations will send a team to compete for the biggest prize in Lacrosse. England, one of the founding members of the tournament, will look for inspiration from their 1974 campaign where they achieved a respectable silver medal. Nearly 2,000 players will compete in the World Championships, including several current NCAA Division I student-athletes, whose college careers fans can follow on ESPN Player’s NCAA channel next year.
“ESPN Player streams some of the world’s biggest and best sport live and on-demand direct to computers, smartphones and tablets. Available across Europe, Middle East and Africa, ESPN Player brings fans great action including college sports, IndyCar and much more, and is part of ESPN’s digital portfolio in EMEA, which includes ESPNcricinfo.com, ESPNFC.com, and the UK-focused sports portal ESPN.co.uk.” – ESPN