Pay Television Company StarTimes Media
has confirmed the live broadcast of the 2017 International
The annual club soccer tournament
features football teams from Europe playing pre-season matches
bringing together many of European football’s top clubs.
The tournament being staged in China,
United States and Singapore kicks off on 18th July to
5th August 2017 and will see the top English Premier
League, La liga, Bundesliga and Ligue 1 clubs including
Manchester United, Chelsea and Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund,
Real Madrid, Barcelona among others in action ahead of the
2017/18 season kick off.
Arguably the highlight of the ICC will
take place in the US, where two of the most high-profile
domestic club matches are set to take place.
Manchester City are set to take on
city rivals Manchester United while Champions League winners
Real Madrid will face rivals Barcelona in only the second
staging of the El Clásico outside Spain.
Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund
having won the Bundesliga title eight times since 2010 will face
AC Milan and Arsenal in the Chinese leg of the ICC.
Bayern Munich will then proceed to
Singapore after their final game against AC Milan.
Bayern Munich will then meet
Rossoneri’s city rivals Inter, for whom the participation in the
ICC is the closest they will come to international football this
season after missing out on a place in Europe following a
disappointing 7th-place finish in the Serie A.
Luciano Spalletti’s men will take on
Bayern in their first match on July 27, before finishing the
mini round-robin tournament with a game against Premier League
“All the International Champions Cup
matches will be broadcasted live and exclusively on
StarTimes five sport channels as we are the tournament’s
exclusive broadcaster for Sub-Saharan Africa,” noted
StarTimes Vice President Mr. Mark Lisboa.
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