The 2009 Confederations Cup is set to kick off on Sunday and you will want to keep up with every minute of it.
The tournament begins on Sunday with a pair of Group A games, with South Africa facing Iraq and New Zealand taking on Spain.
If you will be near Hoboken, New Jersey on Sunday you can catch a special event being held at Mulligans on First. Premier Soccer Shop and Mulligans are working in conjunction with the South African consulate to host a Confederations Cup kickoff event at Mulligans (159 1st Street, Hoboken). The event begins at 2pm and will feature an appearance from World Cup 2010 lead organizer Danny Jordaan.
If you plan on being glued to the TV to watch the tournament, you are in luck. Not only are the ESPN networks showing all 16 matches, but all 16 matches can be seen live on ESPN360.com.
Here is a full TV schedule for the Confederations Cup:
CONFEDERATIONS CUP Schedule
South Africa vs. Iraq (ESPN2, 9:55 a.m.); New Zealand vs. Spain (ESPN2, 2:25pm)
Brazil vs. Egypt(ESPN2, 9:55 a.m.); USA vs. Italy (ESPN, 2:55p.m.)
Spain vs. Iraq (9:55 a.m., ESPN2); South Africa vs. New Zealand (ESPN2, 2:55 p.m.)
USA vs. Brazil (ESPN2, 9:55 a.m.); Egypt vs. Italy (ESPN2, 2:55 p.m.)
Spain vs. South Africa (ESPN2, 2:25 p.m.); Iraq vs. New Zealand (ESPN2, 1 a.m., live on ESPN360)
SUNDAY, June 21st
Egypt vs. USA (ESPN2, 2:25pm), Italy vs. Brazil(ESPN, 2:25pm)
WEDNESDAY, June 24th
Group A(Spain, Iraq, South Africa, New Zealand) 1st vs. Group A (Brazil, Italy, USA, Egypt) 2nd (ESPN, 2:25pm)
THURSDAY, June 25th
Group B 1st vs. Group A 2nd (ESPN, 2:25pm)
SUNDAY, June 28th
Third Place Match (ESPN2, 8:55am)
Championship Match (ESPN2, 2:25pm)
SBI will provide previews, live commentaries and reviews for all USA matches so be sure to follow our coverage.
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