Video on demand platform Hungama Play has partnered with Indian sports streaming service Veqta Sports 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. The competition will feature some of the biggest names of global football – Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus F.C.), Paulo Dybala (Juventus F.C.), Douglas Costa (Juventus F.C.), MaurioIcardi (Inter Milan), Ivan Perisic (Inter Milan) among others.
Besides the live action, the Hungama Play viewers can also catch the match highlights.
Hungama Digital Media COO Siddhartha Roy 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.
Veqta Sports founder Vikash Samota 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 Supercoppa Italiana 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 Supercoppa Italiana 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.
Veqta Sports is the exclusive live streaming partner of Coppa Italia. Through the Veqta-Hungama Play partnership, Veqta Sports’ live streams along with match highlights for Coppa Italia will now be available to all users of Hungama Play. The feed will include the on-demand content for Indian sports fans..
Coppa Italia 2019 will also be streamed 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.
Match Schedule: Quarter-finals – January 30: Milan vs. Napoli (Jan 30, 1.15 am); Fiorentina vs. Roma (10.45 pm); Jan 31: Atalanta vs. Juventus (1:15 am), Feb 1 – Inter Milan vs. Lazio (1: 30 am).
Leg 1 of semi-finals are scheduled to live stream on February 27 while leg 2 will live stream on April 24. The final of Coppa Italia is scheduled to live stream on May 15.