Hungama Play begins live streaming Coppa Italia – the annual Italian football cup
Hungama Play, a premier video on demand platform owned by Hungama Digital Media, has partnered with VEQTA Sports, India’s flagship sports streaming service to serve its viewers the live streaming of Coppa Italia 2019, one of the most eagerly awaited football tournaments in the world. Founded in 1922, Coppa Italia is the Italian football annual cup that witnesses intense competition between 78 football clubs from Italy. It features some of the biggest names in football including Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus F.C.), Paulo Dybala (Juventus F.C.), Douglas Costa(Juventus F.C.), MaurioIcardi (Inter Milan), Ivan Perisic (Inter Milan), among others.In addition to watching the matches live on Hungama Play, viewers can also catch the match highlights to watch their favourite saves and goals post the match.
VEQTA Sports is the exclusive partner of Coppa Italia to stream their live and on-demand content to Indian sports fans. Through this partnership, VEQTA Sports’ live streams along with match highlights for Coppa Italia will now be available to all users of Hungama Play. Besides being live-streamed on Hungama Play, Coppa Italia 2019 will also be available to stream through Hungama Playon Amazon Fire TV Stick and other Android TVs. Additionally, Hungama’s association with Xiaomi will enable consumers to watch the tournament via Hungama Play on Mi Video and Mi TV.
Siddhartha Roy, COO, Hungama Digital Media said, “We are delighted to partner with VEQTA Sports to bring Coppa Italia, the flagship cup tournament from Italian football to our user base in India. At Hungama, we endeavour to deliver exceptional experiences to our users and are glad to offer live streaming of the tournament on Hungama Play. We are certain that this will provide an avenue to sports enthusiasts across the country to watch the competition in sync with the rest of the world, without being bound by the restrictions of time and place.”
Live streaming of Coppa Italia furthers Hungama Play’s mission of offering its users an enriching content bouquet ranging from English, Hindi and regional movies, short films, short format videos and live events.
Vikash Samota, Founder Multitv, VEQTA Sports said, “At VEQTA, our mission is to bring the most premium sports properties from around the globe to fans across the country. Our partnership with Coppa Italia and the recently concluded SupercoppaItaliana is one such step in that direction. While our flagship subscribers can continue to enjoy the live streams of all Coppa Italia matches along with highlights on the VEQTA mobile apps and the VEQTA.in website, we are delighted to increase our reach to all the users of Hungama Play as well.”
VEQTA Sports recently streamed the SupercoppaItaliana match between Italian Serie A reigning champions Juventus FC and AC Milan where the only goal scored by Cristiano Ronaldo secured victory for the Turin giants. The coming round of matches in Coppa Italia promises to be an absolute treat for football fans in India as AC Milan, Napoli, Roma, Juventus, and Inter Milan fight it out for a place in the Semi-Finals. Here is a fixture schedule to get you excited.
Match Schedule: Quarter-finals
Wednesday, 30th January 2019
Milan vs. Napoli
Wednesday, 30th January 2019
Fiorentina vs. Roma
Thursday, 31st January 2019
Atalanta vs. Juventus
Friday, 1st February 2019
Inter Milan vs. Lazio
Leg 1 of semi-finals is scheduled to live stream on 27th February 2019 while leg 2 will live stream on 24th April 2019. The final of Coppa Italia is scheduled to live stream on 15th May 2019.