Fox Sports kicks a goal with Qantas Socceroos
The Australia v Oman AFC Asian Cup match gave FOX SPORTS a significant win on Sunday night with the game attracting an average audience of 345,000 – one of the highest audiences to watch a sporting event in Subscription TV history.
The Australia v Oman AFC Asian Cup match gave FOX SPORTS a significant win on Sunday night with the game attracting an average audience of 345,000 - one of the highest audiences to watch a sporting event in Subscription TV history.
The Australia v Oman game also attracted a reach (total viewers) of 707,000 according to ratings recorded by OzTAM Data.
These figures do not include people who watched the match at one of 2,200 registered FOX SPORTS venues around Australia.
The Australia v Oman match was the first hit out for the Socceroos at the AFC Asian Cup. They will also face Iraq on Friday 13 July (8.15pm kick off) and Thailand on Monday 16 July (10.15pm kick off). Both games will also be screened LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on FOX SPORTS.
“These are very encouraging figures for football and FOX SPORTS,” said Premier Media Group CEO David Malone. “The Socceroos are a strong part of the Australian sporting fabric, which has been illustrated with the viewers who watched the game against Oman.”
FOX SPORTS continues its LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of the AFC Asian Cup tonight with Japan v Qatar from 8.00pm on FOX SPORTS 2.
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