24 Jul KSWB/FOX 5 San Diego To Televise Two Additional Xolos Soccer Matches In 2019
San Diego, CA – July 24, 2019 – KSWB-TV (FOX 5), Tribune Broadcasting’s San Diego television station, is proud to announce two additional live telecasts of Club Tijuana Xolos soccer matches from the Liga MX Apertura Tournament, July 27 and August 9.
Following the ratings success of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, KSWB/FOX 5 continued its dominance as the local sports leader in San Diego by televising an English language Xolos international friendly match vs Boca Juniors of Argentina on July 10,, 2019.
The two additional matches on July 27 vs Queretaro and August 9 vs Pumas will be simulcast on FOX Deportes, and further increase KSWB/FOX 5’s commitment to local sports, increasing the total number of live sport telecasts to 28 in 2019/2020.
• 3 Xolos Club Tijuana soccer matches
• 4 L.A. Rams preseason football games
• 11 San Diego Gulls hockey games
• 7 San Diego Legion rugby matches
• 3 San Diego Seals lacrosse games
“We are thrilled to expand our partnership with our neighbors from south of the border. The Xolos slogan is the team without borders and it perfectly aligns with our mission to deliver professional sports to viewers across San Diego and beyond,”said FOX 5 President/General Manager Scott Heath.
Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente, commonly referred to as Xolos, is a Mexican professional football club from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico and part of the Liga MX Mexican football league.
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