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May 29, 2018

Watch live #WFC2018 action with mycujoo

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) is pleased to announce mycujoo as an official streaming partner of the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup, which kicks off in London this week.

mycujoo’s CONIFA Hub will show live streams of all group matches (except for those played by Northern Cyprus – which will be broadcast by Euro Genc TV), the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final. The opening match, semi-finals and final are also being broadcast online by tournament sponsor Paddy Power in the United Kingdom and Ireland via their social media channels, and those matches will be geo-blocked on mycujoo. Paddy Power will be producing the opening match, semi-finals and final; FCVideo are producing all other group stage matches.

“We see strong vision alignment between CONIFA and mycujoo,” said CONIFA President Per-Anders Blind. “We both want football to be available for all.

“mycujoo contacted us early in our preparations for the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup, and have shown great enthusiasm in becoming an official tournament partner,” he continued. “We are delighted that mycujoo’s cutting-edge streaming technology will make CONIFA’s biggest tournament available to a global audience.”

João Presa, COO and founder of mycujoo, welcomed the announcement.

“CONIFA, like mycujoo, is an innovative organisation that wants to use sport for good,” he said. “When the opportunity came to partner with the ‘alternative world cup’ – the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup – we couldn’t wait to get involved.

“We are looking forward to CONIFA fans all-around the world – from Tuvalu to Tokyo, Bulawayo to Barawa – being introduced to mycujoo’s next-generation streaming technology. This is what mycujoo is about – bringing the digitalisation of football to the uncharted territories of the game.”

ABOUT MYCUJOO

mycujoo is a football streaming platform designed for the games and players you don’t see on television. We help federations, clubs and competitions at all levels to broadcast their football; building stronger relationships between players and fans. We boost the football players’ experience by showcasing them and we give fans all over the world access to live and on-demand football, beach soccer and futsal content from their favourite teams.

The name “mycujoo” was inspired by “cuju” ( 蹴鞠 ) – an ancient Chinese sport recognised by FIFA as one of the earliest forms of football.

Using our own streaming technology, mycujoo offers a free-to-use service that gives viewers unparalleled access to their team. We allow clubs and competitions to effortlessly reach new audiences by streaming matches and content. Simple, legal and effective.

mycujoo is actively streaming content from more than 65 countries across 6 continents. More than 2,250 clubs and teams have been streamed on mycujoo since the beginning of the platform. We work directly with hundreds of partners – federations, leagues, clubs. In 2017 alone, mycujoo streamed more than 4,200 football matches live for a viewership of more than 35 million video views over the year. In 2018, mycujoo is planning to stream more than 14,000 matches worldwide.

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By Robin Toal

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