The Egyptians will be able to watch the live telecast coverage of FIFA World Cup 2018 matches on ON E television channel. This is the official broadcaster of Football World cup which will cover 24 matches including Egypt’s matches of-course. The nation has qualified for the finals after a long time and they don’t want to miss watching their players competing in the biggest Football event. It is now officially announced by Khaled Abdel Aziz, the Minister of Youth and Sports that ON E will provide the live action of World Cup matches to the Egyptian homes.
2018 FIFA World Cup Telecast in Egypt
During the official announcement, Khaled Abdel Aziz stated that “The Egyptian TV will broadcast 24 matches of the World Cup. We are a few steps away from reaching an agreement to broadcast 24 World Cup matches. The announcement will be within days at a cost of about $42 million divided into several countries; Egypt is expected to pay $10 million”.
ON E is an Egyptian digital television which has adopted a politically liberal stance. It is hosted by Bassem Youssef, Al Bernameg is a satirical news program that has been compared to The Daily Show that inspired Youssef to begin his career.
beIN Sports holds the broadcasting rights of the World Cup in MENA region which includes Egypt also. So if you are subscribed to beIN Sports, you can watch matches live on it.
After an absence of 28 years, Egypt has qualified for the FIFA World Cup. They played this competition for the last time in 1990. Egypt had to satisfy with a 20th spot as they did not win any game in that edition. This time, they have a confident squad.