Inspired Film and Video have won a contract to provide live streaming coverage of the World Cup of Walking Football from St George’s Park. The tournament runs from 24th – 26th August. There is an over 50s and over 60s tournament. Hosts England are joined by teams from across the globe including Saudi Arabia, Australia, South Korea, Spain, Rwanda and Canada.
The games are to be streamed onto the Recast platform. The pay-per-minute online channel is becoming an increasingly popular place to find coverage of sporting events like diving, curling and hosted exclusive live coverage of Manchester City’s recent pre-season tour to Asia.
Business Development Director, Mike McDonald said, “We are thrilled to be involved with such a high profile event with the potential for a large number of viewers from around the world. As a Staffordshire company its great this event is being held here. We have worked a lot in football over the years and to cover a World Cup really is very exciting.We can’t wait to get broadcasting.”
Head of Marketing for the Walking Football Association, Ken Davies, was keen to emphasise the opportunity streaming the events gave the tournament. “ Broadcasting in a cost effective way will enable us to build the audience of walking football like never before and of course enable supporters of all nations involved to watch the games.”
You can watch live coverage of 30 games over the 3 days here: