Olympic TV Schedule Set For U.S. Women’s Team

U.S. Women's National Team, Soccer
U.S. Women's National Team, Soccer
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The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team’s three group stage matches will be aired on the NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) with two of the games falling into prime time for those in the eastern portion of the country.

The defending gold medalists will open Group G play on Wednesday, Aug. 3, against New Zealand (6 p.m. ET). The match at Mineirão Stadium in Belo Horizonte will be held two days before the Opening Ceremony.

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With the team staying in Belo Horizonte, match two against France at Mineirão Stadium is set for Saturday, Aug. 6 (4 p.m. ET). The U.S. will conclude group play against Colombia on Tuesday, Aug. 9 (6 p.m. ET) at the Amazônia Stadium in Manaus.

All USWNT matches on NBCSN will be called by NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League announcer Arlo White (play-by-play) and two-time U.S. women’s soccer Olympic gold medalist Kate Markgraf (analyst). They will be joined by reporter Sebastian Salazar of CSN Mid Atlantic.

All matches will also be available at NBCOlympics.com and on mobile devices via the NBC Sports app. In addition, the Soccer Specialty Channel – which will focus solely on men’s and women’s soccer — will be on nearly every day of the Summer Games.