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Canela.TV Debuts Soccer-Themed Programming


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Canela.TV has released a slate of soccer-themed content on Canela Deportes as the 2022 World Cup kicked off in Qatar.

Available now through December, the programming includes a variety of documentaries and magazine shows such as Camino a Qatar, which presents the latest news on each of the teams featured in the competition and current standings.

Also part of the offering, Sede Mundialista highlights the most important teams and players playing in Qatar, with the stadiums where the competition will be played as a backdrop. Mexico Campeon Del Mundo tells the stories behind the most relevant figures in Mexican soccer and dives into the curse of the “fifth match.” The 57-episode Historia de Los Mundiales, meanwhile, gives viewers the best moments, teams and players from the first instance of the competition in 1930 up to today.

Qatar Al Dia, Canela’s first original sports show, is included in the offering as well. In partnership with La Gambeta, it features analysis on matches, commentary on current standings and images from each match. It features former Argentinean player Bruno Marioni as an expert analyst.

“The World Cup is an event that cuts across all language, economic and country of origin segments of the Hispanic population; it’s a huge part of the Latino culture,” said Felipe Osorio, VP of Canela Deportes. “The content lineup we have created has something for everyone from up-to-minute news to the history of the competition and a wonderful series on the Mexican National Team.”

Osorio added, “We are certain our audience will enjoy the content we have curated for soccer fans for this month-long event on Canela.TV. Additionally, we are pleased to have worked with our brand partners to bring thoughtful and relevant content sure to bring out the soccer fan in all of us.”








About Jamie Stalcup

Jamie Stalcup is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at jstalcup@worldscreen.com.

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