OSN Cup match schedule announced

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Published September 1st, 2013 - 06:32 GMT

OSN Cup, the first-of-its-kind initiative organised by OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network and the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF), will present two days of back-to-back football action for sports fans across the region. 

Guaranteeing thrilling football action, OSN Cup builds on the network’s commitment to provide world-class sporting action and family entertainment. National teams of Saudi Arabia, UAE, New Zealand and Trinidad & Tobago are currently training for the international tournament which kick-starts on September 5 at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

The inaugural match between UAE and Trinidad & Tobago will be held on Thursday, September 5 at 18:45 KSA; followed by the highly anticipated match between Saudi Arabia and New Zealand at 21:15 KSA.

On Monday, September 9, the 3rd and 4th place decider match takes place at 18:45 KSA; while the winning teams from September 5 will go head to head in the OSN Cup 2013 finals which takes place at 21:15 KSA. More than 65,000 spectators are expected to watch the matches at the stadium along with millions of fans from across the world cheering their favourite teams through live TV. 

Audiences across the region can enjoy all the action from OSN Cup Live and in stunning High Definition on OSN Sports HD and via ON Play where the matches will be streamed live so viewers can watch anytime, anywhere on multiple devices. Viewers can also tune in to Saudi TV and Dubai TV. 

OSN Cup, set to become an annual OSN initiative, is part of the network’s wider plans to roll out several new activities across the Arab world that promote youth engagement and bring the family together for fun entertainment experiences. 

Background Information


OSN is the ultimate destination for the widest choice of brand new premium Western, Arabic, South Asian (Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Malayalam and Tamil) and Filipino entertainment in the Middle East and Africa. 

OSN is the home of nearly 140 channels filled with great value entertainment, offering viewers in the MENA region exclusive access to the latest blockbuster movies, top rated series, sports, documentaries, news, kid’s entertainment and live talk shows. The movie offering includes over a 100 uncut and uninterrupted movie premieres a month so viewers can watch them the way they were meant to be watched.


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