Astro Sports Pack subscribers will be able to enjoy the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 to the fullest with complimentary access and comprehensive live coverage on TV and Astro GO throughout the world's biggest football tournament.
It was announced by Euan Smith, Astro's Group COO and CEO TV, during Astro's World Cup launch with special appearances from former footballers Phillip Cocu and Mark Schwarzer at the Sunway Pyramid on Thursday.
New customers will also get to enjoy the same experience when they sign up for the Astro Sports Pack at only RM59.99/month for six months (T&C apply).
"As the Home of Sports, we are thrilled to offer Astro Sports Pack customers the most premium and comprehensive Qatar 2022 viewing experience.
"We will be showing all 64 live matches, of which 37 are exclusively on Astro via three dedicated channels, two in HD and one in UHD.
"The most exciting group stage games that fans will be able to view exclusively on Astro include Netherlands vs Senegal, England vs Wales, and South Korea vs Portugal.
"We are happy to share that we will bring an exciting line-up of football legends to our studio to deliver the best match punditry along with news updates and match highlights programmes.
"Our Sports Pack customers can meet these legends at our viewing parties and exclusive meet and greet events during Qatar 2022. Stay tuned for more details and other exclusive contests on Astro Rewards," he said.
Besides the viewing parties and meet and greet sessions, there would be a series of weekly roadshows called 'Golden Treasure' taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor and Kuantan in September, giving chances to participants to win JD vouchers worth up to RM300 and exclusive FIFA World Cup merchandise.
"Leading up to Qatar 2022, fans can enjoy our sports content line-up, which is simply the best, bar none. We broadcast the Premier League, Formula 1, UEFA Champions League & Europa League, La Liga, US Open tennis and DFB Pokal (German Cup) in 4K UHD. Sports fans can also catch MotoGP, NBA, BWF tournaments, UFC, the ATP Tours, Tennis Grand Slams and many more," Smith added.
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 kicks off on November 21 and concludes on December 19.