GOLTV picks up German World Cup matches

Toronto's 24-hour soccer net now has rights to air World Cup qualifying matches from Germany.

GOLTV, the 24-hour soccer network owned by Toronto-based Insight Sports, has scored exclusive Canadian and US broadcast rights to all of Germany’s 2010 World Cup qualifying matches starting in September.

GOLTV will televise exclusive coverage of Germany’s 2010 World Cup qualifying matches versus Russia, Wales, Liechtenstein, Azerbaijan and Finland. GOLTV will also air exclusive coverage of six friendly games featuring Germany, including live coverage of its match against heated rival England.

In 2008, GOLTV will also bring viewers exclusive coverage of international soccer championships Copa Del Rey, Coppa Italia (Italian Cup) and World Cup Qualifiers.