Thursday, 12 September 2019 I Apia, Samoa – Digicel have announced that it will televise all matches of the Rugby World Cup 2019 on Digicel Play TV and stream them live on the PlayGo App.
For the first time ever, the people of Samoa will be able to access all 48 matches from the ninth edition of Rugby World Cup™ – televised live on Digicel Play TV and streamed on PlayGo.
The tournament kicks-off on the 20th of September with the final scheduled for the 2nd of November with Samoa’s first game against Russia on the 24th of September.
Farid Mohammed, Digicel Samoa CEO, said; “We are extremely proud to bring all the Rugby World Cup matches to Samoa live from Japan on Digicel TV and PlayGo App. This is a first as well in the country where our customers can access and watch all the games on their smartphone with the PlayGo App.”
“With the tournament played in Asia for the first time, it’s expected to be an amazing spectacle and a game-changer for the sport. We are incredibly excited to be part of this Rugby World Cup and are committed to bringing high-quality coverage and enhancing fans’ experience across Samoa. It’s a fantastic time zone too which works for us and the rugby public,” added Farid.
The live broadcast of Rugby World Cup 2019 starts on Friday, 20 September at 11.45 pm when hosts Japan face Russia in the opening match.
Samoa’s schedule is:
GAME 1: Tue 24 Sep 2019 @7:15pm – Russia vs Manu Samoa – Kumagaya Rugby Stadium.
GAME 2: Mon 30 Sep 2019 @7:15pm – Scotland vs Manu Samoa – Kobe Misaki Stadium.
GAME 3: Sat 05 October 2019 @7:30pm – Japan vs Manu Samoa – City of Toyota Stadium.
GAME 4: Sat 12 October 2019 @7:45pm – Ireland vs Manu Samoa – Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium.
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